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Meaning of FREEHOLD

Pronunciation:  'free`howld

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  tenure by which land is held in fee simple or for life
  2. [n]  an estate held in fee simple or for life

FREEHOLD is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 See Also: acres, demesne, estate, land, land tenure, landed estate, tenure



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Free"hold`\, n. (LAw)
An estate in real property, of inheritance (in fee simple or
fee tail) or for life; or the tenure by which such estate is
held. --Kent. Burrill.

{To abate into a freehold}. See under {Abate}.

 Definition: private ownership of property.
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