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- n. a payment in medieval times by a tenant to a feudal lord in place of bran, for the lord's hounds
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A tribute which tenants paid to their lord, in lieu of bran, which they were obliged to furnish for his hounds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In old law, a tribute or composition which tenants paid to their lord in lieu of bran which they were obliged to furnish for his hounds.
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