Definition of Metayage

1. a system of trading crops for rent [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metayage

metavanadic
metavanadic acid
metavandendriesscheite
metavanmeersscheite
metavanuralite
metavariscite
metavauxite
metaverse
metavivianite
metavoltine
metaxalone
metaxylem
metaxylems
metaxylene
metaxylenes
metayage (current term)
metayages
metayer
metayers
metazellerite
metazeunerite
metazoa
metazoal
metazoan
metazoans
metazocine
metazoic
metazoon
metazoonosis
metazoons

Literary usage of Metayage

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1. Elements of economics of industry: being the first volume of Elements of by Alfred Marshall (1907)
"... to modern English land problems as well as to those arising out of more primitive systems of laud tenure. See Principles VI. *•2> 3' 20—2 metayage ..."

2. The New International Encyclopaedia by Herbert Treadwell Wade (1922)
"Ha.il;t \ would still remain, and for this reason metayage can hardly survive in ... See also articles on "metayage" in Palgrave, Dictionary of Political ..."

3. British Farmer's Magazine (1851)
"Here the ancient metayage. The irruption of the and there will be found a ... The van- metayage forms the all but invariable contract entered into between ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... while knowing that the landlord's share of the consequent produce would be a moiety or more instead of a tenth T In this particular, metayage closely ..."

5. Socialism and Modern Science. (Darwin, Spencer, Marx) by Enrico Ferri (1900)
"And the system of metayage does at least give the tenant the tranquillizing assurance that he will reach the end of the year without experiencing all the ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"metayage SYSTEM, the cultivation of land for a proprietor by one who receives a ... metayage, in order to be in any measure worthy of commendation, ..."

7. The Pleasant Land of France by Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1908)
"One noticeable result of bad times is the increase of metayage. ... If metayage is indeed the land system of the future, or even affords a temporary shelter ..."

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