How to use Bookland in a sentence

bookland
  • In ealdorman Alfred's will the testator disposes freely of his bookland estates in favour of his sons and his daughter, but to a son who is not considered as rightful offspring five hides of folkland are left, provided the king consents.

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  • In opposition to it bookland appears as landownership derived from royal privilege.

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  • These incidents and limitations are thrown into relief by copious illustrations as to the fundamental features of bookland contained in the numberless "books."

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