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burgage


burgage


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Burgage  \Burg"age\,  n.  [From  {Burg}:  cf  F.  bourgage,  LL 
  burgagium.]  (Eng.  Law) 
  A  tenure  by  which  houses  or  lands  are  held  of  the  king  or 
  other  lord  of  a  borough  or  city;  at  a  certain  yearly  rent,  or 
  by  services  relating  to  trade  or  handicraft.  --Burrill.