Definition of Demesnes

1. Noun. (plural of demesne) ¹



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Definition of Demesnes

1. demesne [n] - See also: demesne

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demesnes

demerse
demersed
demerses
demersing
demersion
demersions
demes
demesmaekerite
demesman
demesmen
demesmerize
demesmerized
demesmerizes
demesmerizing
demesne
demesnes (current term)
demesnial
demetallation
demetallization
demetallize
demetallized
demetallizes
demetallizing
demethylase
demethylases
demethylate
demethylated
demethylates
demethylating
demethylation

Literary usage of Demesnes

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1. A Treatise on Copyhold, Customary Freehold, and Ancient Demesne Tenure: With by Henry Stalman, John Scriven (1846)
"So if the king grant the demesnes of a manor for life, ... When the demesnes are once separated from the manor, so that the custom is destroyed, ..."

2. A Collection of Acts and Records of Parliament: With Reports of Cases by Henry Gwillim, Charles Ellis (1825)
"1st, It shews, that the distinct leases of the rectory and of the demesnes granted twenty or thirty years before still remained so. ..."

3. A Treatise on Copyholds, Customary Freeholds, Ancient Demesne, and the by John Scriven (1823)
"And if on a partition of a manor between two sisters, A. and B., the demesnes are allotted to A. and the services to B., the manor is dissolved; ..."

4. A Treatise on Rents by Geoffrey Gilbert (1838)
"ements thereunto belonging, reserving for the said scite, and demesnes and premisses therewith letten, 5/. ; and for the said manor and premisses therewith ..."

5. A Practical Treatise on the Law of Advowsons by John Mirehouse (1824)
"... manor, the church itself having been built by the lord for the use of the tenants and inhabitants of demesnes of , J ed with the the manor; ..."

6. A Treatise on the Game Laws, and on Fisheries: With an Appendix, Containing by Joseph Chitty (1812)
"Kitten made protestation (hat he had M'arren as well in other lands as in his own demesnes, and said that he hunted in his warren in his own demesne, ..."

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