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Definition of the noun Custumal
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noun - plural: custumals
- A survey of a medieval English manor, listing each tenant and the customs under which the tenancy was held
Custumal: A custumal is a medieval English document, usually edited and composed over time, that stipulates the economic, political, and social customs of a manor or town.
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by Adolphus Ballard
But a custumal is a document of a different nature : it is a mere recital, compiled by or on behalf of the claimants, of the privileges claimed or the customs observed by the claimants ; and as a rule none of them contain any words of grant or ...
The Athenaeum (1895)
As elyhewhere with the Ports, the local Custumal is a document of great value, and, indeed, we are modestly assured that its transcription is “undoubtedly the most valuable part of the Volume before us. This fifteenth century MS. (of which the ...
by Timothy Darvill
custumal [Ge] A written statement of the customs of the manor, the services owed by tenants, and the rights and obligations of the lord. Cuvier, Baron ...
by Bryan A. Garner
See custumal. costs, in the sense of “charges, expenses,” is obsolete except in law—the specific definition of the word being either (1) the charges or fees “taxed ” by the court, such as filing fees, jury fees, courthouse fees, and reporter fees; ...
by Bryan A. Garner
See custumal. costs, in the sense ...
by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle
It was the custumal of the race which became overlords of half of Western Europe . See Hes- sels & Kern, Salic Law. SALINE LAND. Land having salt deposits. To fourteen states congress has granted all the salt springs within them ; to twelve, ...
Political Dictionary (1846)
Forming a Work of Universal Reference, Both Constitutional and Legal
(See the custumal ...
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Scrabble value of C3U1S1T1U1M3A1L1
The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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