a feudal vassal who holds land directly from the king.
(in feudal society) a tenant who held some or all of his lands directly from the king
noun, Law. 1. one of two or more persons who hold property by tenancy in common.
noun 1. a person or group that rents and occupies land, a house, an office, or the like, from another for a period of time; lessee. 2. Law. a person who holds or possesses for a time lands, tenements, or personalty of another, usually for rent. 3. an occupant or inhabitant of any place. verb […]
noun 1. tenants collectively; the body of tenants on an estate. 2. the state or condition of being a tenant. noun 1. tenants collectively, esp those with the same landlord 2. the status or condition of being a tenant
- Tenants association
noun 1. an organization of tenants, usually with a written constitution and charitable status, whose aim is to improve the housing conditions, amenities, community life, and contractual positions of its members See also community association, residents association