What does agistment mean?
The definition of agistment
A*gist”ment, n.
Etym: [OF. agistement. See Agist.] (Law)
(a) Formerly, the taking and feeding of other men’s cattle in the king’s forests.
(b) The taking in by any one of other men’s cattle to graze at a certain rate. Mozley & W.
(c) The price paid for such feeding.
(d) A charge or rate against lands; as, an agistment of sea banks, i. e., charge for banks or dikes.