from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A partner in a lease taken.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, a joint lessee; a partner in a lease; a joint tenant.
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‘Well, that makes two of us … only you’re the one who, according to California law, can be regarded as a physical danger to the co-lessee, which, in turn, allows the co-lessee to get a court order against the other party, barring them from occupying the same premises.’