Gafolbere

Barley paid to a lord as payment of rent. [< OldEngl. gafol = rent, tribute + bere = barley] -
Cf. Gavel

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • gafolbere — m ( es/ as) barley paid as rent …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Gafol — Tribute, rent, payment to a superior; also interest on money. The word was used also of corn cut and waiting to be formed into a sheaf. Latin forms include gabulum and gavelagium. Cf. Gafolbere; Gavelkind …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Gavel — Tribute, rent, payment to a superior; also interest on money. The word was used also of corn cut and waiting to be formed into a sheaf. Latin forms include gabulum and gavelagium. Cf. Gafolbere; Gavelkind …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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