Definition of Demaines
1. demaine [n] - See also: demaine
Lexicographical Neighbors of Demaines
Literary usage of Demaines
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1901)
"... the demaines and Lordship of the most noble Prince, the L. Duke John Casimir, Countie Palatine of Rhin, Tutor and administrator of the Palatine ..."
2. A National Register of the Society, Sons of the American Revolution by Sons of the American Revolution (1902)
"Son of Johannes and Marie Elizabeth (Jackson) Koop; grandson of Oliver Phelps and Antonine (Hugon des demaines) Jackson; great-grandson of Amasa Jackson, ..."
3. Calendar of the Carew Manuscripts: Preserved in the Archi-episcopal Library by Lambeth Palace Library, George Carew Totnes, William Bullen, Great Britain Public record office, John Sherren Brewer (1867)
"... a sufficient demaines near to those bridges, as shall be thought requisite by her surveyors." 16. "The country being now in unquietness by Brian's ..."
4. Memorials of the Abbey of St. Mary of Fountains by John Richard Walbran, Joseph Thomas Fowler, James Raine (1878)
"To my niec Elizabeth Downes my lease of all my demaines of Tickhill castle, with rem. to her heirs male, then the reversion to my nephew Robert ..."
5. Selections from the Household Books of the Lord William Howard of Naworth by William Howard, George Ornsby (1878)
"... from the demaines at Morpeth Castle, lxh. November 5th, 1634. ... from the demaines at Morpeth Castle, ..."
6. Upper Wharfedale: Being a Complete Account of the History, Antiquities and by Harry Speight (1900)
"Here are preserved * There do not appear to have been any demaines or ... The demaines anciently wrote their name IX- Maine, after the province in Normandy. ..."