kindly tenant

noun

Definition of kindly tenant

Scots law, obsolete
: a tenant favored with a low or easy rent because his landlord wanted to favor him or believed him a descendant of an original possessor of the land

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“Kindly tenant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kindly%20tenant. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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