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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)


admeasurev. t. [Cf. OF. amesurer, LL. admensurare. See Measure.].
  •  To measure.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To determine the proper share of, or the proper apportionment; as, to admeasure dower; to admeasure common of pasture.  Blackstone.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The measure of a thing; dimensions; size.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Formerly, the adjustment of proportion, or ascertainment of shares, as of dower or pasture held in common. This was by writ of admeasurement, directed to the sheriff.  [1913 Webster]


admeasure, v.tr. apportion; assign in due shares.

admeasurement n.
ME f. OF amesurer f. med.L admensurare (as AD-, MEASURE)

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