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  • n. Plural form of lifehold.

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Examples

  • The church remains, by great good fortune, unrestored and intact, and a few of the old houses; but the ancient malt-house, which was formerly so characteristic of the parish, has been pulled down these twenty years; also most of the thatched and dormered cottages that were once lifeholds.

    Far from the Madding Crowd

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