from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an estate or interest which lasts during one's life, or the life of another person, but does not pass by inheritance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An interest or estate terminating with the life of the person to whom it belongs.


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