chauntry


chauntry
Same as chantry. Chausse’e. A levee of earth, which is made along the stream to retain the water of a river or pond; a levee which is made in low, wet and swampy places to serve as a road or way. De Armas v Mayor, etc. of New Orleans, 5 La 132, 152.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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