Ro`ture (?), n. [F.]


The condition of being a roturier.

2. (Fr. & Canadian Law)

A feudal tenure of lands by one who has no privileges of nobility, but is permitted to discharge all his obligations to his feudal lord or superior by a payment of rent in money or kind and without rendering any personal services.


© Webster 1913

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