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" The court-leet, or view of frankpledge,(x) which is a court of record, held once in the year, and not oftener,(^) within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet: being the king's court, granted by charter to the lords... "
The Scientific and Literary Treasury: A New and Popular Encyclopedia of the ... - Page 169
by Samuel Maunder - 1843 - 832 pages
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An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ...

Noah Webster - English language - 1844 - 1079 pages
...public meetings. America. COURT'-LA-DY, n. A lady who attends or is conversant in court. COURT'-LEET, n. A court of record held once a year, In a particular...manor, before the steward of the leet. COURT'-MAR'TIAL, n. A conrt consisting of military or naval officers, for the trial of offense* of a military char*...
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An Explanatory and Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English ...

William Bolles - English language - 1845 - 954 pages
...ko'it-Liy*, n. A lady conversant or COURT-LEET, ko'rt-le% n. A court of record, held once in the year, within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet COURT-MARTIAL, ko'rt-mSr-hal, n. A court appointed to investigate military offences. [lite. COURTEOUS, ko'rt -fts,...
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A Technological Dictionary: Explaining the Terms of the Arts, Sciences ...

W. M. Buchanan - Science - 1846 - 768 pages
...COORT-BAEOM, a court held by every lord of a manor within the same ; punishment is by amercement. COL-BT-LEET, a court of record, held once a year in a particular...consisting of military or naval officers, for the trial of military or naval offenders. COURT OP CONSCIENCE, a court for the determination of cases where the...
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A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing ..., Volume 1

John Craig (F.G.S.) - 1848 - 1136 pages
...a particular hundred, lord.->hip, or manor, before the steward of the leet. Court-martial^ a cuurt consisting of military or naval officers, for the...Court-roll, a roll containing an account of the number, rentals, &c., of lands which depend on the jurisdiction of the manor; — v.tt. to flatter; to endeavour...
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Popular and Complete English Dictionary: Exhibiting the ..., Volume 1

John Boag - English language - 1848 - 816 pages
...lady who attends or is conversant in court. CouHT-LsET, krt'lt, n. A court of record held onr e a year, in a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet COUBT-MABTIAL, korl'niArMuU, n. Л court consisting of military or naval officers, for the trial of...
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A popular and complete English dictionary, Volume 1

John Boag - 1848 - 794 pages
...A ludy who attendx or ii conversant in court. COOST.LEBT, kort'leet, n. A court of record held onre a year, in a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the K-.-t . CovBT-MiBTiAL, kort'mar'bhal, n. A court consist, fag of military or naval officers, fur the...
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The Law Students' First Book, Being Chiefly an Abridgment of Blackstone's ...

Law - 1848 - 558 pages
...year ; the court leet, or view of frankpled^e, which is a court of record, held once a year within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet ; the court of the clerk of the markct, which is incident to every fair and market in the kingdom....
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A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing ..., Volume 2

John Craig (F.G.S.) - 1849 - 1148 pages
...court-fed, or view of frankpledge, U a coart of record held once in the year, and not oftener, within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet, being the king's coart, granted by charter to the lords of those hundreds or manors. Its original intent...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language: Incorporating the ...

James Knowles - English language - 1851 - 790 pages
...conversant or employed in court. COURT-LEET, k^rt-ljt, . A court of record, held once in the year, within a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet. COURT-MARTIAL, ko'rt-mlrishal, n. A court appointed to investigate military offences. [lite. COURTEOUS, kA'rt-Jos,...
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HAND-BOOK OF LITERATURE AND THE FINE ARTS;

GEORGE RIPLEY - 1852 - 670 pages
...estate : in this case, on the death of his wife, he holds the lands for his life, as tenant by courtesy. COURT-LEET', a court of record held once a, year,...hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leqt. COURT-MAR'TIAL. a court consisting of military or naval officers, for the trial of offences within...
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