Quitrent meaning

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A rent reserved in grants of land, by the payment of which the tenant is quit (absolved) from other service.
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A rent paid by a freeman in lieu of the services required by feudal custom.
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A rent paid in lieu of required feudal services.
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Origin of quitrent

  • Middle English quiterent quite free quite rent rent rent1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • quit +"Ž rent

    From Wiktionary