noun free·hold \ˈfrē-ˌhōld\

Definition of FREEHOLD

:  a tenure of real property by which an estate in fee simple or fee tail or an estate for life is held; also :  an estate held by such tenure — compare fee 1
British :  an estate held in fee simple
freehold adjective or adverb
free·hold·er \-ˌhōl-dər\ noun

First Known Use of FREEHOLD

15th century


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