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Meaning of LEASEHOLD

Pronunciation:  'lees`howld

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  land or property held under a lease

LEASEHOLD is a 9 letter word that starts with L.


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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lease"hold`\, a.
    Held by lease.
  2. \Lease"hold`\, n.
    A tenure by lease; specifically, land held as personalty
    under a lease for years.
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