noun boe·del·hou·ding \-diŋ\

Definition of boedelhouding



Roman Dutch law

  1. :  the holding by an administrator or trustee of the community property of husband and wife as still subject to the community rights after the decease of either

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Origin and Etymology of boedelhouding

Dutch, from bodel property + houding holding, from houden to hold + -ing

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