A*gist"ment (#), n. [OF. agistement. See Agist.] Law (a)
Formerly, the taking and feeding of other men's cattle in the king's forests.
The taking in by any one of other men's cattle to graze at a certain rate. Mozley & W.
The price paid for such feeding.
A charge or rate against lands; as, an agistment of sea banks, i. e., charge for banks or dikes.
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