- (formerly) a rent payable by a freeholder or copyholder to his lord that released him from liability to perform services
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quit•rent (kwit′rent′),USA pronunciation n.
- rent paid by a freeholder or copyholder in lieu of services that might otherwise have been required.
- 1425–75; late Middle English; see quit1, rent1
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quitrent /ˈkwɪtˌrɛnt/ n