Meaning of freehold


Pronunciation: (frē'hōld"), [key]
— Law. Law.
  1. an estate in land, inherited or held for life.
  1. a form of tenure by which an estate is held in fee simple, fee tail, or for life.
  1. pertaining to, of the nature of, or held by freehold.


Pronunciation: (frē'hōld"), [key]
— n.
  1. a town in E New Jersey: battle of Monmouth courthouse 1778. 10,020. Formerly,
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