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DOMESDAY, DOMESDAY – BOOK Definition & Legal Meaning

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(Sax.) An ancient record made in the time of William the Conqueror, and now remainingin the English exchequer, consisting of two volumes of unequal size, containing minuteand accurate surveys of the lands in England. 2 Bl. Comm. 49, 50. The work was begunby five justices in each county in 1081, and finished in 10S0.


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