feal and divot

noun

Definition of feal and divot

Scots law
: the right of taking turf for making fences or thatching houses

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History and Etymology for feal and divot

feal from Middle English (Scots) faile turf

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“Feal and divot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feal%20and%20divot. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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