Definition of rentcharge in English:

rentcharge

noun

Law
  • A periodical payment which the owner of land is obliged to make to a third party and which may be enforced by taking possession of the land and collecting income arising from it.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Collectanea Topographica and Genealogica. From rent + charge, probably after Anglo-Norman rente charge.

Pronunciation

rentcharge

/ˈrɛntˌtʃɑːdʒ/