[ sek ]
/ sɛk /
noun, plural rents seck.
a right to rent in which the renter does not have the usual power of collection by seizure of the tenant's goods.
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Origin of rent seck
1425–75; late Middle English < Anglo-French rente seque literally, dry rent
Also called dry rent.
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