boedelhouding

noun
boe·​del·​hou·​ding | \ -diŋ \
plural -s

Definition of boedelhouding

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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History and Etymology for boedelhouding

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

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“Boedelhouding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boedelhouding. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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