fee farm

A letting of lands to farm in fee-simple, instead of the usual methods for life or years. See 2 Bl Comm 43. See rent charge.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Fee farm — Fee Fee (f[=e]), n. [OE. fe, feh, feoh, cattle, property, money, fief, AS. feoh cattle, property, money; the senses of property, money, arising from cattle being used in early times as a medium of exchange or payment, property chiefly consisting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fee-farm — feeˈ farm noun (Shakespeare) Tenure by fee simple at a fixed rent without services • • • Main Entry: ↑fee …   Useful english dictionary

  • fee-farm — A species of tenure, where land is held of another in perpetuity at a yearly rent, without fealty, homage, or other services than such as are specially comprised in the feoffment. It corresponds very nearly to the emphyteusis of the Roman law.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • fee farm — noun Etymology: Middle English fee ferme, from Anglo French fé ferme, from Old French fé fee, fief + ferme lease more at fee II, farm II : land held of another in fee simple subject to a perpetual fixed rent without homage, fealty, or any other… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fee-Farm — See: Farm …   Medieval glossary

  • Fee farm rent — Fee Fee (f[=e]), n. [OE. fe, feh, feoh, cattle, property, money, fief, AS. feoh cattle, property, money; the senses of property, money, arising from cattle being used in early times as a medium of exchange or payment, property chiefly consisting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fee-farm rent — The rent reserved on granting a feefarm. It might be one fourth or one third the value of the land. Fee farm rent is a rent charge issuing out of an estate in fee; a perpetual rent reserved on a conveyance in fee simple …   Black's law dictionary

  • fee farm rent — The rent reserved in letting a fee farm. See rent charge …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Fee — (f[=e]), n. [OE. fe, feh, feoh, cattle, property, money, fief, AS. feoh cattle, property, money; the senses of property, money, arising from cattle being used in early times as a medium of exchange or payment, property chiefly consisting of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fee estate — Fee Fee (f[=e]), n. [OE. fe, feh, feoh, cattle, property, money, fief, AS. feoh cattle, property, money; the senses of property, money, arising from cattle being used in early times as a medium of exchange or payment, property chiefly consisting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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