folkland


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folkland

(ˈfəʊkˌlænd)
n
(Law) property law a former type of land tenure
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In a keynote speech, German agricultural economist Professor Folkland Iseymeyer warned of the complete demise of the industry if the producer milk price were to fall to a very low level - perhaps 14p per litre - and stay there for any length of time.
In Bombay he is Chandra to Elspeth, Robert to Reverend Macfarlane, and Pretty Bobby to tawdry women around the Folkland.
They distinguished bookland, alienable estates, from folkland, inalienable estates.
And if the king will grant him the folkland as well as the bookland, then let him have it and enjoy it.