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heriot

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EtymologyEdit

Old English heregeatwa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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heriot (plural heriots)

  1. (obsolete) the return of military equipment
  2. (archaic) a payment made to a lord on the death of a tenant
  3. (dated) a tribute