rent seck


Definition of rent seck


rents seck

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of rent seck

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

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