almoigne

Same as almoign.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Frankalmoigne — Frank al*moigne , n. [F. franc free + Norm. F. almoigne alma, for almosne, F. aum[^o]ne. See {Frank}, a., and {Almoner}.] (Eng. Law) A tenure by which a religious corporation holds lands given to them and their successors forever, usually on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tenure by free alms — Frankalmoigne Frank al*moigne , n. [F. franc free + Norm. F. almoigne alma, for almosne, F. aum[^o]ne. See {Frank}, a., and {Almoner}.] (Eng. Law) A tenure by which a religious corporation holds lands given to them and their successors forever,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frankalmoign — The etymology of frankalmoign(e) is to be found in two Norman French words: franc meaning free; and almoigne or almosne meaning alms. Thus, in English law, frankalmoign(e) is tenure in free alms. Gifts to religious institutions in free alms were… …   Wikipedia

  • frank-almoign — frank almoign, almoin Law. [a. AF. fraunke almoigne: see frank a.2 and almoign.] (See almoign 2.) …   Useful english dictionary

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