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emblements

Syllabification: em·ble·ments
Pronunciation: /ˈembləmənts
 
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Definition of emblements in English:

plural noun

Law
The profit from growing crops that have been sown, regarded as personal property.
Example sentences
  • Under the law relating to emblements he is entitled, paying no rent after his tenancy has determined, to enter and gather.
  • There is a reference to emblements, and I am not sure how one pronounces them; I never came across them in 20 years of practice.
  • The emblements raised by labor, whether severed or not from the land of the deceased at the time of his death, are assets in the hands of the executor or administrator and shall be included in the inventory required by section 2115.02 of the Revised Code.

Origin

late 15th century: from Old French emblaement, from emblaier 'sow with corn' (based on blé 'corn').

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