Definition of Multure

1. n. The toll for grinding grain.



Definition of Multure

1. Noun. (context: Scotland and historical) A toll paid to a miller, mill-owner etc. for grinding corn. ¹

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Definition of Multure

1. a fee paid to a miller for grinding grain [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Multure

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multiway
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multure (current term)
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Literary usage of Multure

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Landlord and Tenant: With an Appendix Containing by Robert Hunter, William Guthrie (1876)
"No of multure. ... might brevi manu have seized it and the sacks by the way, and not only have detained them as a security for the payment of his multure, ..."

2. History of Corn Milling by Richard Bennett, John Elton (1904)
"Profits of multure. Rental, 68. Remember one other thing of great concernment. Within the memory of man the Lord Mullinex hath erected two watermills in ..."

3. An Historical and Statistical Account of the Isle of Man, from the Earliest by Joseph Train (1845)
"... of Property—Nuncupative Wills—Right of Inheritance—Fuel—Enclosures—multure, Suit, and Soken—Ways of Ease and Sufferance—Bridgen—Use of Lime introduced ..."

4. Old Dundee, Ecclesiastical, Burghal, and Social, Prior to the Reformation by Maxwell, Alexander, F.S.A. Scotland (1891)
"... prohibited —Buying agricultural produce—The Castle mill and its water-gangs— Erection of the horse-mill and wind-mill—The millers' multure—Troubles with ..."

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