Scot. and Irish English. rent paid in kind, especially a percentage of a farm crop.
the first son of Adam and Eve, who murdered his brother Abel. Gen. 4.
raise Cain, Slang. become angry or violent: He'll raise Cain when he finds out I lost his watch. to behave in a boisterous manner; cause a disturbance: The students raised Cain while the teacher was out.