agisted

agisted
v. housing and feeding livestock for a fee (Archaic)

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  • agistor — noun a) One who agists or takes in cattle to pasture at a certain rate; a pasturer. b) Formerly, an officer of the kings forest, who had the care of cattle agisted, and collected the money for the same; hence called gisttaker, which in England is …   Wiktionary

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