puture

noun
pu·​ture | \ ˈpyüchə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of puture

English law
: the customary right of keepers of forests and some bailiffs of hundreds to take food for man, horse, and dog from land of various tenants within the forest or hundred

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History and Etymology for puture

Anglo-French, food, from Old French pouture, from pou, pouls porridge

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“Puture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/puture. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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