Freehold



[free-hohld] /ˈfriˌhoʊld/ Law.

1.
an estate in land, inherited or held for life.
noun
2.
a form of tenure by which an estate is held in fee simple, fee tail, or for life.
adjective
3.
pertaining to, of the nature of, or held by freehold.
[free-hohld] /ˈfriˌhoʊld/
noun
1.
a town in E New Jersey: battle of Monmouth courthouse 1778.
/ˈfriːˌhəʊld/
noun
1.

adjective
2.
relating to or having the nature of freehold
n.

early 15c. (implied in freeholder), translating Anglo-French fraunc tenement; see free (adj.) + hold (n.). Related: Freeholder.

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