freehold

noun free·hold \ ˈfrē-ˌhōld \

Definition of freehold

1 : a tenure of real property by which an estate in fee simple or fee tail or an estate for life is held; also : an estate held by such tenure — compare fee 1
2 British : an estate held in fee simple

freehold

adjective or adverb

freeholder

play \ˈfrē-ˌhōl-dər\ noun

First Known Use of freehold

15th century


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freehold

noun free·hold \ ˈfrē-ˌhōld \

legal Definition of freehold

: a tenure of real property the duration of which cannot be determined and by which an estate in fee simple or fee tail or for life is held; also : an estate held by such tenure — compare leasehold

freehold

adjective or adverb

Origin and Etymology of freehold

translation of Anglo-French frank tenement freehold estate


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