foot of the fine

noun
plural feet of the fines

Definition of foot of the fine

: the part of a tripartite indenture made in case of a fine of land made for the court's records — compare chirograph

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History and Etymology for foot of the fine

translation of Anglo-French pee de la fin

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“Foot of the fine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foot%20of%20the%20fine. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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