Ease"ment (?), n. [OF. aisement. See Ease, n.]
That which gives ease, relief, or assistance; convenience; accommodation.
In need of every kind of relief and easement.
A liberty, privilege, or advantage, which one proprietor has in the estate of another proprietor, distinct from the ownership of the soil, as a way, water course, etc. It is a species of what the civil law calls servitude.
A curved member instead of an abrupt change of direction, as in a baseboard, hand rail, etc.
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