noun copy·hold \ˈkä-pē-ˌhōld\

Definition of copyhold

  1. 1 :  a former tenure of land in England and Ireland by right of being recorded in the court of the manor

  2. 2 :  an estate held by copyhold

15th Century

First Known Use of copyhold

15th century

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