- Land tax payable each year, akin to ground rent; payable to the king or in some circumstances a local lord. The rate was 1d per *messuage. [< land + OldEngl. gafol/gavel = tax, tribute, rent] -Cf. Landgabulum
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Landgabulum — The Latin form of landgavel or Landgafol … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases