white rent


Definition of white rent

  1. :  rent reserved or payable in silver —opposed to black rent — compare alba firma

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Origin and Etymology of white rent

Middle English white rente, from 1white + rente rent

First Known Use: 1562

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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