mesnalty

[ meen-l-tee ]
/ ˈmin l ti /

noun Law.

the estate of a mesne lord.

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Origin of mesnalty

1535–45; < Anglo-French me(s)nalte, equivalent to mesnal (see mesne, -al1) + -te -ty2
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British Dictionary definitions for mesnalty

mesnalty
/ (ˈmiːnəltɪ) /

noun plural -ties

history the lands of a mesne lord

Word Origin for mesnalty

C16: from legal French, from mesne
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