Lammas lands

plural noun
variants: or Lammas meadows

Definition of Lammas lands 

English law

: lands or meadows held in severalty during the crop-raising period but subject to rights of common at other times (as for pasturage)

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History and Etymology for Lammas lands

so called from their becoming common on Lammas day

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