freehold

Part of speech: noun

Land held in fee simple.

Part of speech: noun

An estate in lands.

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Usage examples "freehold":

  1. Isn't your family vault your own freehold? - "Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman", Thomas Hardy.
  2. In England, Mat, they call a freehold farmer a yeoman. - "John Bull's Other Island", George Bernard Shaw.
  3. In Victoria and New South Wales there is a quantity of freehold property used for pasture which is well fitted for agriculture. - "Town Life in Australia 1883", R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny.