What does Quitrent mean?

Quitrent meaning in Law Dictionary

select established rents of freeholders aud ancient copyholders of manors tend to be denominated "quitrents," because thus the tenant goes quit aud without any all the other services. 3 Cruise. Dig. 314.


Quitrent meaning in General Dictionary

A rent set aside in funds of land by the payment that the tenant is quit from other solution

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  • A rent set aside in grants of land, by the repayment of that the tenant is quit off their service.

Quitrent meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A rent set aside in grants of land, by the payment of which the tenant is quit from other solution.


Sentence Examples with the word Quitrent

In the vicinity of Bogucharovo were large villages belonging to the crown or to owners whose serfs paid quitrent and could work where they pleased.

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