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Earth; land. Terra Affirmata. Land let to farm. Terra Boscalis. Woody land. Terra Culta. Cultivated land. Terra Debilis. Weak or barren land. Terra Dominica (or Indominicata). The demesne land of a manor. Cowell, I- Terra Excultabills. Land which may be plowed. Mon. Angl. i. 426. Terra Extendenda, A writ addressed to an escheator, etc., that he inquire and find out the true yearly value of any land, etc., by the oath of twelve men, and to certify the extent into the chancery. Reg. Writs, 293. Terra Frusca (or Frisoa). Fresh land, not lately plowed. Cowell. Terra Hydata. Land subject to the payment of hydage. Selden. Terra Lucrabilis. Land gained from the sea, or inclosed out of a waste. Cowell. Terra Manens Vacua Occupanti Conceditur. Land lying unoccupied is given to the first occupant. 1 Sid. 347. Terra Normanorum. Land held by a Norman. Par. Ant. 197. Terra Nova. Land newly converted from wood ground or arable. Cowell. Terra Putura. Land in forests, held by the tenure of furnishing food to the keepers therein. 4 Inst. 307. Terra Sabulosa. Gravelly or sandy ground. Terra Testamentalls. Gavelkind land, being disposable by will. Spelman. Terra Transit cum Onere. Land passes with the incumbrances. Co. Litt. 231; Broom, Leg. Max (3d London Ed.) 437, 630. Terra Vestita. Land sown with corn. Cowell. Terra Walnabilis. Tillabl e land. Cowell. Terra Warrenata. Land that has the liberty of free warren.


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