Ad*meas"ure (?; 135), v. t. [Cf. OF. amesurer, LL. admensurare. See Measure.]


To measure.

2. Law

To determine the proper share of, or the proper apportionment; as, to admeasure dower; to admeasure common of pasture.



The measure of a thing; dimensions; size.

3. Law

Formerly, the adjustment of proportion, or ascertainment of shares, as of dower or pasture held in common. This was by writ of admeasurement, directed to the sheriff.


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