rent seck

noun

plural rents seck
: a rent reserved or granted like a rent charge originally not having the right of distress but in England having a power of distress annexed in 1730

Word History

Etymology

Middle English rent sek, from Anglo-French rente seque, literally, dry rent

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“Rent seck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rent%20seck. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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