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quitrent

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noun quit·rent \ˈkwit-ˌrent\

Definition of quitrent

  1. :  a fixed rent payable to a feudal superior in commutation of services; specifically :  a fixed rent due from a socage tenant



15th Century

First Known Use of quitrent

15th century

Rhymes with quitrent

absent, accent, Advent, anent, ascent, assent, augment, besprent, cement, comment, consent, content, convent, descent, detent, dissent, docent, event, extent, ferment, foment, fragment, frequent, hell-bent, indent, intent, invent, lament, loment, low-rent, mordent, outspent, percent, pigment, portent, present, prevent, pup tent, rack-rent, relent, repent, resent, segment, Shymkent, Tashkent, torment, well-meant, wisent


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