rent seck

plural rents seck

Definition of rent 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

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History and Etymology for rent seck

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

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“Rent seck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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