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damage feasant

Line breaks: dam¦age fea|sant
Pronunciation: /ˈfiːz(ə)nt/

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English Law

Definition of damage feasant in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Damage done on one person’s land by another person’s trespassing animal, which justifies the landowner in retaining the animal until compensated.

adverb

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On grounds of damage caused to land or property: I can distrain the goods damage feasant

Origin

late 16th century: from Old French damage fesant 'doing damage'.

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