Definition for AD-MEAS'URE-MENT


  1. The measuring of dimensions by a rule, as of a ship, cask, and the like.
  2. The measure of a thing, or dimensions ascertained. In these uses the word is equivalent to measurement, mensuration, and measure.
  3. The adjustment of proportion, or ascertainment of shares, as of dower or pasture held in common. This is done by writ of admeasurement, directed to the sherif. – Blackstone.

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