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  • n. A species of tenure in fee simple, being the opposite of ancient demesne, or copyhold.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A species of tenure in fee simple, being the opposite of ancient demesne, or copyhold.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Eng. law:
  • n. A holding of lands in fee simple; freehold.
  • n. Freehold lands exempted from all services, but not from homage.

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