Definition of Faldage

1. n. A privilege of setting up, and moving about, folds for sheep, in any fields within manors, in order to manure them; -- often reserved to himself by the lord of the manor.

Definition of Faldage

1. Noun. (legal obsolete) A privilege of setting up, and moving about, folds for sheep, in any fields within manors, in order to manure them; often reserved to himself by the lord of the manor. ¹

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Definition of Faldage

1. the manorial right to the manure of his tenant's sheep [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Faldage

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Literary usage of Faldage

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1. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted: To by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"It is also used to denote the right of folding on another's land, which is called common of faldage. See in W. Jo. 375, and Cro. Car. ..."

2. A Treatise on Commons and Wastelands: With Special Reference to the Law of by Charles Isaac Elton (1868)
"It was decided, in a case where the lord of a manor had liberty of faldage and a fold-course for 300 sheep over certain closes within the manor, ..."

3. The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine by Edward Hungerford Goddard, Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (1878)
"... and of the courses of faldage of sheep called many ewes & wether course and of one course of faldage of sheep called Warren slake with theyre ..."

4. A Complete System of Pleading: Comprehending the Most Approved Precedents by John Wentworth, George Townesend, James Cornwall (1799)
"That defendant, lord of the manor and vill, hail faldage there, and that in the ... throw down the tenant's faldage erected without. Replication, de injuria ..."

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