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LAN’DED. adj.

LAN'DED. adj.

LAN’DED. adj. [from land.] Having a fortune, not in money
but in land.
A landless knight makes thee a landed squire. Shakes.
Men, whose living lieth together in one shire, are com-
monly counted greater landed than those whose livings are
dispersed. Bacon’s Collection of Good and Evil.
Cromwell’s officers, who were for levelling lands while
they had none, when they grew landed fell to crying up
magna charta. Temple.
A house of commons must consist, for the most part, of
landed men. Addison’s Freeholder, No. 20.