messuage

noun mes·suage \ ˈmes-wij \

Definition of messuage

: premise 3b

Origin and Etymology of messuage

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin messuagium


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messuage

noun mes·suage \ ˈmes-wij \

legal Definition of messuage

: a dwelling house with the adjacent buildings and curtilage and other adjoining lands used in connection with the household

Origin and Etymology of messuage

Anglo-French, probably alteration of Old French mesnage dwelling house, ultimately from Latin mansion- mansio habitation, dwelling, from manēre to remain, sojourn, dwell


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