fee farm

noun

Definition of fee farm

  1. :  land held of another in fee simple subject to a perpetual fixed rent without homage, fealty, or any other service than that mentioned in the feoffment; also :  the estate or land so held or the rent paid

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Origin and Etymology of fee farm

Middle English fee ferme, from Anglo-French fé ferme, from Old French fee, fief + ferme lease — more at 2fee, 2farm


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