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ESTOVERS Definition & Legal Meaning

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An allowance made to a person out of an estate or other thing for his orher support, as for food and raiment.An allowance (more commonly called “alimony”) granted to a woman divorced amensa ct thoro, for her support out of her husband’s estate. 1 Bl. Comm. 441.The right or privilege which a tenant has to furnish himself with so much wood fromthe demised premises as may be sufficient or necessary for his fuel, fences, and otheragricultural operations. 2 Bl. Comm. 35 ; Woodf. Landl. & Ten. 232; Zimmerman v.Shreeve, 59 Md. 303; Lawrence v. Hunter. 9 Watts (Pa.) 78; Livingston v. Reynolds, 2Hill (N. Y.) 159.


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