year, day, and waste.Hist. A right of the Crown to the profits and waste for a year and a day of the land of persons convicted of petty treason or felony (unless the lord made redemption), after which the Crown had to restore the property to the lord of the fee. The right was abrogated by the Corruption of Blood Act of 1814. — Also termed (in Law French) ann, jour, et wast; (in Law Latin) annus, dies, et vastum.
[Blacks Law 8th]