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Definition of the verb admeasure

What does admeasure mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: admeasured | admeasuring | admeasures

  1. determine the quantity of someone's share

Alternative definition of the verb admeasure


  1. [transitive] To apportion.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Words and Phrases Used in Ancient and Modern Law (2000)

by Arthur English

A writ to admeasure common of pasture. Breve de communi pastura ...

Google previewThe Modern World Dictionary of the English Language ... (1896)

To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ...

[ADMEASURE.] A. Ordinary Language: 1. The act of measuring. "In some counties they are not much acquainted with admeasurement by acre; and thereby the writs contain twice or thrice so many acres more than the land hath."- Bacon. 2.

Google previewThe Encyclopædic Dictionary (1879)

A New and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use by Robert Hunter

[ADMEASURE.] ad mea sure-mcnt, a. [ADMEASURE.] A* Ordinary Language : L The act of measuring. * In tome counties they an not much acquainted with edmfnxiArvnvnt by acre ; and thereby tie writs 1 The state of being measured. 3.

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

[Admeasure.] Ordinary Language: 1. The act of measuring. " In some counties they are not mnch acquainted with admeasurement by acre; and thereby the writs contain twice or thrice so many acres more than the land hath." —Bacon. 2.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A New, Original and Exhaustive Work of Reference to All English Words, Their Origin, Development, Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Legitimate Or Customary Use ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

"It recited a complaint that the defendant hath rarcharged, superonerasit, the common; and therefare eelamands the sheriff to admeasure and apporten it."- staekstone: Comment... bk. iii., ch. 16. *d-méal-Eured (2 as zh), pa. par. [ ADMEASURE.] ...

Google previewA New Law Dictionary and Glossary (1850)

Containing Full Definitions of the Principal Terms of the Common and Civil Law : Together with Translations and Explanations of the Various Technical Phrases in Different Languages, Occurring in the Ancient and Modern Reports, and Standard Treatises, Embracing Also All the Principal Common and Civil Law Maxims : Compiled on the Basis of Spelman's Glossary, and Adapted to the Jurisprudence of the United States : with Copious Illustrations, Critical and Historical by Alexander Mansfield Burrill

the common, and commanding the sheriff to admeasure and apportion it. 3 Bl. Com. 238. Under this process a jury, with the sheriff, ...

Google previewThe law-dictionary (1811)

explaining the rise, progress, and present state, of the English law; defining and interpreting the terms or words of art; and comprising copious information on the subjects of law, trade, and government by Giles Jacob

the common : and therefore commands the sheriff to admeasure and apportion it ; that the defendant may not have more than belongs to him, and that the plaintiff may ...

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Admeasure Meaning

Video shows what admeasure means. To measure.. To apportion.. To survey and lay off a due portion to, as of dower in real estate or of pasture held in common.

Scrabble value of A1D2M3E1A1S1U1R1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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