follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: A Guide to the Comma

esplees

[ih-spleez] /ɪˈspliz/
noun, (used with a plural verb) Law.
1.
the yield from land, as produce or rents.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Anglo-French esple(t)z < Medieval Latin explēta, plural of explētum revenue, replacing Latin explicitum something unfolded. See exploit1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for esplees

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for esplees

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for esplees