Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who holds property for a life or lives.

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Examples

  • I believe in number, and I don’t recollect that there was one of them whom I should have looked upon as a desirable life-holder of any property to which I might be entitled in expectancy.

    Eothen

  • I don’t recollect that there was one of them whom I should have looked upon as a desirable life-holder of any property to which I might be entitled in expectancy.

    Eothen, or, Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East

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