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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Landrent, n. [Eng. land-rent (1706).] Revenue or income from land. — a1578 Pitsc. I. 254/15.
Nether … sillwer nor gould, landrent nor richeis … sall stand betuix him and me
1655 Rothesay B. Rec. 9.
Electing surveyars for notice taking of landrent and personall estate
a1658 Durham Commandments (1675) 261.
As suppose one by bestowing … on land, would with as much certainty as can be in such matters, obtain so much land-rent
1661 Rothesay B. Rec. 67.
Tuo valuers to value thair estimatioun and landrent of the saids lands

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