Definition of agistment
1a : the taking in of livestock for feeding at a specified rate b : the opening of a forest to livestock for a specified period
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 centurySee Words from the same year
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