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- n. A person who holds tenure by freehold
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The possessor of a freehold.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, one having the present seizin or possession of land by virtue of an estate greater than one limited by a specified time—that is to say, having a fee or a tenancy for life of the tenant, or for life of a third person; one who holds an estate in fee simple or fee tail. See freehold, 1.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the owner of a freehold
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Benjamin [freeholder, Williams Town, burgess for Lonsdale Ward], A [Alexander].
Nordstrom was sworn to her fourth term the freeholder board.
But I would not have you think me a fool, for all I talk so easy about the matter; I know very well what I might have got for the mill some years ago, when first it stopped, if I would have let it to the man that proposed for it; but though he was as substantial a tenant as you could see, yet he affronted me once, at the last election, by calling a freeholder of mine over the coals; and so I was proud of an opportunity to show him I did not forget.
But the Court has recently held that, the of age herself, she cannot convey her own property at all if the husband is a minor, and they have held by a vote of 3 to 2 that she is not a "freeholder," no matter how much real estate she owns, within the meaning of a statute which requires a petition for an election to levy a tax or assessment upon her
a 'freeholder', was allowed by the forest laws to keep them.
Nothing is so likely to make a man a good citizen as to make him a freeholder.
Mr. DeCroce first began working with Mr. Christie in the early 1990s, when Mr. Christie was exploring a run as Morris County freeholder.
The son of a small rural freeholder, a failed seminarian and ex-economics professor, Salazar ran the country from a sparsely furnished, unheated office.
"I started the blog three years ago after a nasty freeholder meeting ... it started as a way to expose the dirty underbelly of Cumberland County politics," Johnson said.
Democrats offered mixed reactions about the photos, with fellow freeholder director William Whelan calling for Magazzu to resign and Cumberland County Democratic Party co-chairman Doug Long saying the pictures were private and shouldn't have a bearing on Magazzu's political life.