Marchet

Marchet

Mar"chet\, Merchet \Mer"chet\, n. [LL. marcheta; of uncertain origin.] In old English and in Scots law, a fine paid to the lord of the soil by a tenant upon the marriage of one the tenant's daughters.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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