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 for Primer fine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Primer \Prim"er\, a. [OF. primer, primier, premier, F. premier.
     See Premier.]
     First; original; primary. [Obs.] "The primer English kings."
     --Drayton.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Primer fine (O. Eng. Law), a fine due to the king on the
        writ or commencement of a suit by fine. --Blackstone.
  
     Primer seizin (Feudal Law), the right of the king, when a
        tenant in capite died seized of a knight's fee, to receive
        of the heir, if of full age, one year's profits of the
        land if in possession, and half a year's profits if the
        land was in reversion expectant on an estate for life; --
        now abolished. --Blackstone.
        [1913 Webster]

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