frank tenement

noun

Definition of frank tenement

: a freehold estate

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History and Etymology for frank tenement

Middle English, from Anglo-French fraunc tenement, from Old French franc, fraunc free + tenement

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“Frank tenement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frank%20tenement. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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