waste (n.)
[legal] damage to property by a tenant
MW IV.ii.200[Mistress Page to Mistress Ford, of Falstaff] If the devil have him not in fee simple, with fine and recovery, he will never ... in the way of waste, attempt us again [i.e. by way of attacking our virtue]
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