Bedrip

Work on the harvest performed by tenants as part of the customary dues to their lord. This was usually for a specified amount of time, one or two days. The Latin form was bedrepium. [< OldEngl. beodan = command + ripa = harvest]

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  • bedríp — n ( es/ ) compulsory service rendered to a landowner at harvest time …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • bedrip — …   Useful english dictionary

  • nyd-bedrip — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bedrepium — Cf. Bedrip; Boon work …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Boon work — Extra work done by villeins for the *lord of the *manor e.g. at harvest and haymaking. The Latin word was *precarium. The days on which such work was done were known as boon days ; the lord would provide food, of a type fixed by custom. Meat,… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • bideríp — see bedríp …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • bénríp — n ( es/ ) compulsory service rendered to a landowner at harvest time [see bedríp] …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • bederepe — bederepe, bederpe variants of bedrip …   Useful english dictionary

  • bederpe — bederepe, bederpe variants of bedrip …   Useful english dictionary

  • bidrep — bidrep(e, ripe var. bedrip, Obs., boon service …   Useful english dictionary

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