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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Admeasure  \Ad*meas"ure\  (?;  135),  v.  t.  [Cf.  OF  amesurer  LL 
  admensurare  See  {Measure}.] 
  1.  To  measure. 
 
  2.  (Law)  To  determine  the  proper  share  of  or  the  proper 
  apportionment;  as  to  admeasure  dower;  to  admeasure  common 
  of  pasture.  --Blackstone. 
 
  2.  The  measure  of  a  thing  dimensions;  size. 
 
  3.  (Law)  Formerly,  the  adjustment  of  proportion,  or 
  ascertainment  of  shares,  as  of  dower  or  pasture  held  in 
  common.  This  was  by  writ  of  admeasurement  directed  to  the 
  sheriff. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  admeasure 
  v  :  determine  the  quantity  of  someone's  share 




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