Definition of rent seck in US English:

rent seck

noun

Law
historical
  • A rent reserved by deed in favour of some person, originally one without incidents of tenure (such as fealty or relief or wardship) arising from it; (in later use, from the 16th cent.) one without a clause of distress in case of arrears.

Origin

Late 15th century. From Anglo-Norman rente sec, lit. ‘dry rent’ from rente + sec.

Pronunciation

rent seck

/ˈrɛntˌsɛk/