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bur•gage



Pronunciation: (bûr'gij), [key]
n. Law.
1. (in England) a tenure whereby burgesses or townspeople held lands or tenements of the king or other lord, usually for a fixed money rent.
2. (in Scotland) tenure directly from the crown of property in royal burghs in return for the service of watching and warding.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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