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dry rent

noun, Law.
1.

rent seck

[sek] /sɛk/
noun, plural rents seck.
1.
a right to rent in which the renter does not have the usual power of collection by seizure of the tenant's goods.
Also called dry rent.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English < Anglo-French rente seque literally, dry rent
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