admeasure

v. t.

  1. To measure.
  2. To determine the proper share of, or the proper apportionment; as, to admeasure dower; to admeasure common of pasture.
  3. The measure of a thing; dimensions; size.
  4. Formerly, the adjustment of proportion, or ascertainment of shares, as of dower or pasture held in common. This was by writ of admeasurement, directed to the sheriff.