conveth

noun con·veth \ˈkänˌveth\

Definition of conveth

plural

-s

  1. :  a burden upon land under the Scottish tribal chiefs originally of a night's entertainment of the chief and his followers

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Origin and Etymology of conveth

Medieval Latin conveth, cuneveth, of Celtic origin; akin to Middle Irish connmedh quarterage, billeting — more at coynye


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