Bi/a#39;ovant [of boye, F.] buoying or bearingup. ... mLaw] a Tenure by which the Inhabitants of Cities, Burroughs and Towns held their Lands and Tenements ot the King or lome Lord for an annual Rent. ... a Sort of Pinchers or Nippers for that Use.
|Title||:||Dictionarium Britannicum Or a More Compleat Universal Etymological English Dictionary Than Any Extant|
|Author||:||Nathan Bailey, George Gordon, Thomas Lediard, Philip Miller|