ar·​rent | \ aˈrent, əˈ- \

Definition of arrent

: to let or farm out at a rent specifically : to permit the enclosure of (forestlands) with a low hedge and a ditch under a yearly rent

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Other Words from arrent

arrentation \ ˌaˌrenˈtāshən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for arrent

Middle English arenten, from Middle French arenter, from Old French, from a- (from Latin ad-) + -renter (from rente income from a property)

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“Arrent.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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