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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. That which is held together with another thing.
  • n. That which is connected with a tenement, or thing holden, as a certin quantity of land adjacent to a dwelling, and necessary to the reputable enjoyment of the dwelling.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That which is held together with another thing; that which is connected with a tenement, or thing holden, as a certain quantity of land adjacent to a dwelling, and necessary to the reputable enjoyment of the dwelling; appurtenance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, that which is connected with a tenement or thing holden, as a certain portion of land adjacent to a dwelling necessary to its reputable enjoyment.

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Examples

  • Enjoying the company of my elders in the atmosphere of the Bengal Lounge with the unavoidable feeling of overall soreness throughout the body somewhat numbed by a combination of good food, a tiny bit of alcohol, good, comedic company, and an overall sense of accomplishment and contenement, PRICELESS.

    slemondropp Diary Entry

  • A freeman shall not be amerced for a small offence, but only according to the degree of the offence; and for a great crime according to the heinousness of it, saving to him his contenement; [31] and after the same manner a merchant, saving to him his merchandise.

    Civil Government in the United States Considered with Some Reference to Its Origins

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