tenant

Part of speech: verb

To hold as tenant; occupy.

Part of speech: noun

One who holds lands or tenements under another; a lessee.

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Usage examples "tenant":

  1. Restez, tenant toujours la dame!" - "Night and Morning, Volume 3", Edward Bulwer Lytton.
  2. The bedroom in question, as Phyllis now recalled, was the southwest one, and the one Mrs. Danforth said that the last tenant had chosen for his own. - "The Dragon's Secret", Augusta Huiell Seaman.
  3. It looks like the tenant of Glasnabinnie, but I couldn't be certain. - "The Mystery of the Green Ray", William Le Queux.