from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Money paid by feudal serfs or tenants to their lord as a commutation for their services in reaping his crops.
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- noun historical
Moneyanciently paid by servile tenantsto their lord, in lieu of the customary serviceof reapinghis cornor grain.
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The Lakenheath eels cease to breed squabbles between human beings; the penny of _reap-silver_ to explode into the streets the Female Chartism of St. Edmundsbury.
Past and Present Thomas Carlyle's Collected Works, Vol. XIII. Thomas Carlyle 1838
_reap-silver_ to explode into the streets the Female Chartism of
Past and Present Thomas Carlyle 1838