Agist - definition of agist by The Free Dictionary
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1. (Law) to care for and feed (cattle or horses) for payment
2. (Law) to assess and charge (land or its owner) with a public burden, such as a tax
[C14: from Old French agister, from gister to lodge, ultimately from Latin jacēre to lie down]
Past participle: agisted
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