nontenure

noun
non·​tenure | \ "+ \

Definition of nontenure

: a former plea in bar made by a defendant in a real action setting up that he did not hold the land : a plea denying a demise or letting

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History and Etymology for nontenure

Anglo-French nountenure, from noun- non- entry 1 + Middle French tenure

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“Nontenure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nontenure. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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