In old English law, a householder, or occupant of a house or hearth

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • astrer — noun or astrier ( s) Etymology: astrer from astre + er; astrier, alteration of astrer old English law : one belonging to the hearth or home used of various persons having certain rights or disabilities by reason of their residence or holding of… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • astre — noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English aster, ayster, from Middle French astre, aistre hearth, from Medieval Latin astracus, ostracus pavement of potsherds, pavement, from Greek ostrakon pot, potsherd, hard shell more at oyster : hearth, home… …   Useful english dictionary

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