Conventionary Con*ven"tion*a*ry, a. Acting under contract; settled by express agreement; as, conventionary tenants. [Obs.] --R. Carew. [1913 Webster]

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  • conventionary — kənˈvenchəˌnerē adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin conventionarius, from Latin convention , conventio + arius ary : acting under convention or contract : settled by express agreement used now chiefly of a form of tenure existing in Cornwall and… …   Useful english dictionary

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