Easement

Definition of Easement

Ease´ment
n.1.That which gives ease, relief, or assistance; convenience; accommodation.
In need of every kind of relief and easement.
- Burke.
2.(Law) A liberty, privilege, or advantage, which one proprietor has in the estate of another proprietor, distinct from the ownership of the soil, as a way, water course, etc. It is a species of what the civil law calls servitude.
3.(Arch.) A curved member instead of an abrupt change of direction, as in a baseboard, hand rail, etc.

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