Estovers meaning

estōvərz
Certain reasonable necessities allowed by law, as wood taken by a tenant for fuel or repairs.
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Plural form of estover.
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(law, history) An estover, an allowance made from an estate for a person's support.
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(law, history) An allowance or alimony granted to a divorced woman, taken from the husband's estate for her support.
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(law, history) An allowance of wood made to a tenant.
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(law, history) The freedom of a tenant to take necessary wood from the land occupied by that tenant.
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