emblements
em·ble·ments /'em-blə-məns/ n pl [Anglo-French, from Middle French emblaement act of sowing grain, from emblaer to sow with grain, from en -, causative prefix + Old French blet ble grain]: crops from annual cultivation legally belonging to the tenant

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

emblements
the fruit of sown lands. See goods.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


emblements
Annual crops to which a tenant who cultivated the land is entitled. If the tenant dies before harvest, the right to harvest the crops will pass to his or her heirs.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


emblements
Crops annually produced by the labor of a tenant. Corn, wheat, rye, potatoes, garden vegetables, and other crops that are produced annually, not spontaneously, but by labor and industry.
The doctrine of emblements denotes the right of a tenant to take and carry away, after the tenancy has ended, such annual products of the land as have resulted from the tenant's care and labor.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


emblements
Crops annually produced by the labor of a tenant. Corn, wheat, rye, potatoes, garden vegetables, and other crops that are produced annually, not spontaneously, but by labor and industry.
 
The doctrine of emblements denotes the right of a tenant to take and carry away, after the tenancy has ended, such annual products of the land as have resulted from the tenant's care and labor.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

emblements
n.
   crops to which a tenant who cultivated the land is entitled by agreement with the owner. If the tenant dies before harvest the crop will become the property of his/her estate.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • emblements — [em′blə mənts] pl.n. [ME enblaymentez < OFr emblaement (sing.) < emblaer < en (L in) + blee, grain < WGmc base akin to Ger blatt, leaf, MDu blat, BLADE] 1. Law cultivated growing crops which are produced annually 2. the profits from… …   English World dictionary

  • Emblements — Annual crops cultivated by a tenant which are treated as the tenant s property rather than the landowner s. If a tenant loses possession of the land, he or she is still entitled to finish raising the crops and to harvest them. If the land passes… …   Investment dictionary

  • Emblements — In the common law, emblements are annual crops produced by cultivation legally belonging to the tenant with the implied right for its harvest, and are treated as the tenant s property. [ Dutton v. International Harvester Co. , 504 N.E.2d 313 (Ind …   Wikipedia

  • emblements — /emblamants/ Crops annually produced by labor of tenant. Corn, wheat, rye, potatoes, garden vegetables, and other crops which are produced annually, not spontaneously, but by labor and industry. Finley v. McClure, 222 Kan. 637, 567 P.2d 851, 853 …   Black's law dictionary

  • emblements — /emblamants/ Crops annually produced by labor of tenant. Corn, wheat, rye, potatoes, garden vegetables, and other crops which are produced annually, not spontaneously, but by labor and industry. Finley v. McClure, 222 Kan. 637, 567 P.2d 851, 853 …   Black's law dictionary

  • emblements — Corn, wheat, rye, potatoes, garden vegetables, and other crops, which are produced annually, not spontaneously, but by labor and industry; a classification which is important in reference to the doctrine of a tenant s rights in crops after the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • emblements — noun plural Etymology: Middle English emblayment, from Anglo French emblaement, from emblaer to sow with grain, from en + bleé grain, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English blæd fruit, growth, leaf more at blade Date: 15th century crops from… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • emblements — /em bleuh meuhnts/, n.pl. Law. the products or profits of land that has been sown or planted. [1485 95; pl. of emblement < AF, MF emblaement, equiv. to emblae(r) ( < ML imbladare to sow with grain, equiv. to im IM 1 + blad(um) grain ( > F blé) <… …   Universalium

  • emblements — n. profit made from harvesting a crop (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • emblements — em•ble•ments [[t]ˈɛm blə mənts[/t]] n. pl. law (in law) the products or profits of cultivated land • Etymology: 1485–95; pl. of emblement < AF, MF emblaement, der. of emblae(r) < ML imblādāre to sow with grain …   From formal English to slang

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