acre right


noun U.S. History.

the right of a settler to purchase land that the settler has occupied or improved.

Nearby words

  1. acral,
  2. acraldehyde,
  3. acrania,
  4. acrasin,
  5. acre,
  6. acre-foot,
  7. acre-inch,
  8. acreage,
  9. acred,
  10. acrel's ganglion

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