Bock"land (?), n.

See Bookland.

 

© Webster 1913.


Book"land` (?), Bock"land` (?), n. [AS. bcland; bc book + land land.] O. Eng.Law

Charter land held by deed under certain rents and free services, which differed in nothing from free socage lands. This species of tenure has given rise to the modern freeholds.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.