Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    To remove from land the incidents of gavelkind.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In English law. To deprive lands of that principal quality of gavelkind tenure by which they descend equally among all the sons of the tenant. 2 Wood. Leet 76; 2 BL Comm. 85.