wayleave

noun

Definition of wayleave

  1. 1 :  an easement consisting of permission to cross land or of a right-of-way across land

  2. 2 or wayleave rent :  the rent paid for a wayleave

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Origin and Etymology of wayleave

Middle English wayleve, from 1way + leve leave


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