Definition of freehold
1 : 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
2 British : an estate held in fee simple
First Known Use of freehold
Rhymes with freehold
acold, age-old, ahold, all told, behold, bifold, billfold, black gold, blindfold, blue mold, bread mold, choke hold, controlled, Cotswold, cuckold, eightfold, enfold, fanfold, fivefold, fool's gold, foothold, fourfold, gatefold, go gold, green mold, handhold, head cold, household, ice-cold, infold, knock cold, leaf mold, leasehold, make bold, ninefold, old gold, onefold, on hold, pinfold, potholed, roothold, scaffold, sheepfold, sixfold, slime mold, stokehold, stone-cold, stronghold, take hold, tenfold, threefold, threshold, toehold, twice-told, twofold, unfold, unmold, untold, uphold, white gold, whole-souled, withhold
Origin of freehold
translation of Anglo-French frank tenement freehold estate
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