alienation office

noun

: an office in London where fees had to be paid upon the writs used in fine and recovery

Word History

First Known Use

1641, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alienation office was in 1641

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“Alienation office.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alienation%20office. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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