esplees

[ih-spleez]

noun (used with a plural verb) Law.

the yield from land, as produce or rents.

Nearby words

  1. esperance,
  2. esperanto,
  3. espial,
  4. espionage,
  5. esplanade,
  6. espn,
  7. espoo,
  8. esports,
  9. esposito,
  10. espousal

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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