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mesne profits plural noun


money that has been made on land while the ownership of that land is in dispute; money received by a tenant in wrongful possession of land, and which is recoverable by the owner of that land (=the landlord)
They are seeking compensation of mesne profits on land allegedly lost following its forceful acquisition for tea plantations during the colonial era.

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