Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In law, a lease granted by a lessee for a shorter term than he himself holds, leaving thereby a reversion, of however short duration, to himself.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Law) A lease granted by a tenant or lessee; especially, a lease granted by one who is himself a lessee for years, for any fewer or less number of years than he himself holds; a sublease.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun law A lease granted by a tenant or lessee; a sublease.

Etymologies

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under- +‎ lease

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