noun U.S. History.
the right of a settler to purchase land that the settler has occupied or improved.
Alright vs. All RightWhat’s the difference between alright and all right? Are all right and alright interchangeable? All right has a range of meanings including: “safe,” as in “Are you all right?” “reliable; good,” as in “That fellow is all right.” as an adverb, it means “satisfactorily,” as in “His work is coming along all right” “yes,” as in “All right, I’ll go with you.” The form alright is a one-word spelling …
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