[ ih-spleez ]
/ ɪˈspliz /
noun (used with a plural verb) Law.
the yield from land, as produce or rents.
Origin of esplees
1590–1600; < Anglo-French esple(t)z < Medieval Latin explēta, plural of explētum revenue, replacing Latin explicitum something unfolded. See exploit1
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