agistment

noun agist·ment \ə-ˈjist-mənt\

Definition of agistment

plural

-s

  1. 1a :  the taking in of livestock for feeding at a specified rate b :  the opening of a forest to livestock for a specified period

  2. 2a :  the price paid for or the profit made from agisting livestock b :  a charge or rate against lands

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Origin and Etymology of agistment

Middle French agistement, from agister + -ment


First Known Use: 15th century


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