messuage

noun
mes·​suage | \ˈmes-wij \

Definition of messuage 

First Known Use of messuage

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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

History and Etymology for 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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