knaveship definition

  • noun:
    • the health of becoming a knave (used mockingly)
    • (outdated) (Scotland) A quantity of corn or flour due to a miller's servant from each batch in a thirlage mill
    • A small due, in meal, founded by consumption, that is paid towards the under miller.
    • a specific number of whole grain or meal from a grinding, to which the servant (knave) of a mill was legitimately entitled.

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