\ˈe͡ɪnʃənt lɪˈa͡ʊs], \ˈeɪnʃənt lɪˈaʊs], \ˈeɪ_n_ʃ_ə_n_t l_ɪ__ˈaʊ_s]\
Definitions of ANCIENT LIOUSE
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One which has stood long enough to acquire an easement of support against the adjoining land or building. 3 Kent. Comm. 437: '2 Washb. Real Prop. 74. 7G. In England this term is applied to houses or buildings erected before the time of legal memory. (Cooke. Incl. Acts. 35. 100.) that is, before the reign of Richard I., although practically any house is an ancient messuage if it was erected before the time of living memory, and its origin cannot be proved to be modern.
By Henry Campbell Black
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