Definition of Burgege
Burg"age (&?;), n. [From Burg: cf. F.
bourgage, LL. burgagium.] (Eng. Law) A tenure by
which houses or lands are held of the king or other lord of a borough or
city; at a certain yearly rent, or by services relating to trade or
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- a medieval tenure in socage under which property in England and Scotland was held under the king or a lord of a town, and was maintained for a yearly rent or for rendering an inferior service (not knight's service) such as watching and warding.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
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