liferent escheat

noun

: the forfeiture under Scots law to the superior of the annual profits from property held by liferent during the life or duration of the outlawry (as for debt) of the liferenter

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“Liferent escheat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liferent%20escheat. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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