agister (1278-79)

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agister (1278-79)

[ FEW: 5,3a jacere; Gdf: 1,161a agister; GdfC: ; TL: 1,208 agister; DEAF: G648 agister; DMF:  agister; TLF: ; OED:  agist v.; MED:  agisten v.; DMLBS: 53b agistare ]


1lawagriculturalto agist (cattle), rent the right to feed animals
( 1278-79 )  quant les agisturs asemblerent de agister le demeyne boys le rey  127
( 1313 )  desicom list a chescun seignour de pestre son soil demene et d’agister boes  Ed II xiv.ii 155
lawagriculturalto agist (pasture)
( 1311 )  Il put agister de commune dreit son soil demene, et par taunt pestre de ses bestes demene  Ed II ix 104
2mil.taxto assess (for military purposes)
( 1321-22 )  les ditz conestables […] ont agisté le dit abbé a trover certeines gentz as armes a envoier en eide nostre seignur le Roi  i 413
( 1377 )  soient resonablement agistez pur lour tenementz et rentz […] pur l’aforcement et defense susdit  iii 20
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