crown debt

noun

Definition of crown debt

: a debt due under English law to the crown and upon which if on record the crown has the remedy of extent

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First Known Use of crown debt

1641, in the meaning defined above

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“Crown debt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crown%20debt. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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