Definition of Assarts
1. Noun. (plural of assart) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of assart) ¹
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Definition of Assarts
1. assart [v] - See also: assart
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Literary usage of Assarts
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Remarks on Forest Scenery, and Other Woodland Views by William Gilpin (1834)
"... and assarts. Thus forests, which were formerly the haunts of robbers, and the scenes of violence and rapine, may be converted into the receptacles of ..."
2. The Forest of Essex: Its History, Laws, Administration and Ancient Customs by William Richard Fisher (1887)
"The new assarts were to be taken into the King's Hid. hands; each acre of the old was to pay to the King, from its produce, 13</., if sown with winter or ..."
3. The Publications of the Selden Society by Selden Society (1899)
"Thus the new assarts of one eyre became old ... assarts on the eyre rolls were in the following form :3 pisis uel alio ..."
4. Calendar of the Patent Rolls Preserved in the Public Record Office by Great Britain Public Record Office, Public Record Office, Great Britain (1900)
"... and their successors; and whereas petition has been made on his behalf shewing that there are many assarts newly made in the forest by pretext whereof ..."
5. Geoffrey de Mandeville: A Study of the Anarchy by John Horace Round (1892)
"It is evident from these special provisions that the grantees attached a peculiar importance to this indemnity for their assarts; and it is equally ..."
6. Materials for a History of the Reign of Henry VII.: From Original Documents by William Campbell (1873)
"Wore., and all rents and farms of assarts, &c. in that forest. PS No. 759. Pat. p. 3. m. 25 (3) and 24 (4). e March. ..."
7. Calendar of the Close Rolls Preserved in the Public Record Office: Prepared by Public Record Office, Great Britain Public Record Office, Great Britain (1904)
"... to have seisin of the tenths of wastes and assarts in the places of ... of wastes and assarts approved in the said forest, although such waste and ..."