boedelhouding

noun boe·del·hou·ding \ -diŋ \

Definition of boedelhouding

plural -s
Roman Dutch law
: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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