cens

noun
\ sääⁿs \
plural cens

Definition of cens

French & Canadian law
: payment or service reserved to an owner of an estate as a recognition of the owner's title

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History and Etymology for cens

French, from Late Latin census land tax, from Latin, valuation of property for the purpose of imposing taxes

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“Cens.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cens. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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