Demesne

Definition of Demesne

De`mesne´
n.1.(Law) A lord's chief manor place, with that part of the lands belonging thereto which has not been granted out in tenancy; a house, and the land adjoining, kept for the proprietor's own use.
Ancient demesne
(Eng. Law) See under Ancient.

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