Annum diem et vastum
ANNUM DIEM ET VASTUM, English law. The title which the king acquires in
land, when a party, who held not of the king, is attainted of felony. He
acquires the power not only to take the profits for a full year, but to
waste and demolish houses, and to extirpate woods and trees.
2. This is but a chattel interest.