agistment (<<schwa>>-jist-m<<schwa>>nt).1. A type of bailment in which a person, for a
fee, allows animals to graze on his or her pasture; the taking in of cattle or other livestock to feed
at a per-animal rate. [Cases: Animals 21. C.J.S. Animals § 46.] 2. A charge levied upon the
owner or occupier of land. — Also termed gisement. See TITHE OF AGISTMENT.
agistment of sea-banks.Hist. A charge on land used to pay for the upkeep of dikes that
prevent the encroachment of the sea. [Blacks Law 8th]