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FALCARE Definition & Legal Meaning

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In old English law. To mow. Falcare prata, to mow or cut grass in meadowslaid iu for hay. A customary service to the lord by his Inferior tenants.Jus falcandi, the right of cutting wood Bract fol. 231.Falcata, grass fresh mown, and laid in swaths.Falcatio, a mowing. Bract fols. 356, 230.Falcator, a mower; a servile tenant who performed the labor of mowing.Falcatura, a day’s mowing.


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