nonentres

noun non·en·tres \(ˈ)näˈnen‧trə̇s\
variants: or

nonentresse

\(ˈ)näˈnen‧trə̇s\

Definition of nonentres

plural

nonentreses

or

nonentresses

Scots feudal law

  1. :  failure of an heir to land to make an entry thereon and to obtain investiture of the feu from the superior; also :  the feudal casualty arising from such failure

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Origin and Etymology of nonentres

Middle English (Scots) none entress, from none-, non- 1non- + entress, entres entrance, entry, from Middle English entren to enter + -ess, -es, -esse (as in duresse duress, restraint) — more at enter


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