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|(Eng. Law)||a tenure by which all manors belonging to the crown, in the reign of William the Conqueror, were held. The numbers, names, etc., of these were all entered in a book called Domesday Book.|
|(Eng. Law)||See under Ancient.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.