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Meaning of CURTILAGE

Pronunciation:  'kurtlij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the enclosed land around a house or other building; "it was a small house with almost no yard"
 

CURTILAGE is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: grounds, yard
 
 See Also: backyard, court, courtyard, dooryard, field, front yard, garden, playground, side yard

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cur"ti*lage\ (k?r"t?-l?j), n. [OF. cortillage,
curtillage, fr. cortil court, courtyard, LL. cortis court.
See {Court}.] (Law)
A yard, courtyard, or piece of ground, included within the
fence surrounding a dwelling house. --Burrill.

 

 

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