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- n. Plural form of terre-tenant.
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Hampshire being confined to the soil, all title to which, though so long exercised, was now waived by Massachusetts; and the terre-tenants not being before the court, that part of the case was decided so far only as respected the boundary of Massachusetts, which, being against the pretensions of that colony, its jurisdiction over New Hampshire ceased.
To fcire factas againft terre-tenants, abatement that all tenants arc not named