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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The duty of a tenant to bring corn etc to a particular mill to be ground; the land so astricted

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The jurisdiction of a mill, or that extent of ground astricted to it, the tenants of which are bound to bring their grain thither to be ground.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Scots law, the district attached to a mill, or the whole lands astricted to a mill, the tenants of which are bound to bring their grain to the mill to be ground. See thirlage.

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