Definitions

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  • n. Land held by a life estate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Land held by a life estate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as life-land.

Etymologies

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life +‎ hold

Examples

  • "I told Giles's father when he came into those houses not to spend too much money on lifehold property held neither for his own life nor his son's," he exclaimed.

    The Woodlanders

  • “I told Giles’s father when he came into those houses not to spend too much money on lifehold property held neither for his own life nor his son’s,” he exclaimed.

    The Woodlanders

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