emblements

plural noun
em·​ble·​ments | \ ˈem-blə-mən(t)s How to pronounce emblements (audio) \

Definition of emblements

: crops from annual cultivation legally belonging to the tenant

First Known Use of emblements

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for emblements

Middle English emblayment, from Anglo-French emblaement, from emblaer to sow with grain, from en- + bleé grain, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English blæd fruit, growth, leaf — more at blade

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“Emblements.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emblements. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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emblements

noun plural
em·​ble·​ments | \ ˈem-blə-məns How to pronounce emblements (audio) \

Legal Definition of emblements

: crops from annual cultivation legally belonging to the tenant

History and Etymology for emblements

Anglo-French, from Middle French emblaement act of sowing grain, from emblaer to sow with grain, from en-, causative prefix + Old French blet, ble grain

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