See en demeyne.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • demeyne — demeyn(e obs. f. demean v.1, demesne …   Useful english dictionary

  • demeyne come de fee — See en son demeyne come de fee …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • en demeyne — In demesne. See demesne; demesne, as of fee …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • en son demeyne come de fee — In his demesne as of fee …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • demesne — c.1300, demeyne (modern spelling by late 15c.), from Anglo Fr. demesne, demeine, O.Fr. demaine land held for a lord s own use, from L. dominicus belonging to a master, from dominus lord. Re spelled by Anglo Fr. legal scribes under influence of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • demesne — /dəˈmeɪn / (say duh mayn) noun 1. possession (of land) as one s own. 2. an estate possessed, or in the actual possession or use of the owner. 3. the land attached to a manor house, reserved for the owner s use. 4. the dominion or territory of a… …   Australian English dictionary

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