meaning of admeasure

admeasure meaning in General Dictionary

To measure

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  • determine the number of somebody's share
  • To measure.
  • to look for the correct share of, or even the proper apportionment; because, to admeasure dower; to admeasure common of pasture.
  • The measure of something; proportions; dimensions.
  • Formerly, the modification of proportion, or ascertainment of stocks, as of dower or pasture held in keeping. This ended up being by writ of admeasurement, directed into sheriff.

admeasure meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To measure.

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  • (v. t.) To look for the proper share of, or perhaps the proper apportionment; because, to admeasure dower; to admeasure common of pasture.
  • (v. t.) The measure of something; dimensions; dimensions.
  • (v. t.) previously, the modification of proportion, or ascertainment of shares, since dower or pasture held in keeping. This was by writ of admeasurement, directed to the sheriff.