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Definition of Tenant

Tenant
Tenant Ten"ant, n. [F. tenant, p. pr. of tenir to hold. See Tenable, and cf. Lieutenant.] 1. (Law) One who holds or possesses lands, or other real estate, by any kind of right, whether in fee simple, in common, in severalty, for life, for years, or at will; also, one who has the occupation or temporary possession of lands or tenements the title of which is in another; -- correlative to landlord. See Citation from --Blackstone, under Tenement, 2. --Blount. Wharton. 2. One who has possession of any place; a dweller; an occupant. ``Sweet tenants of this grove.' --Cowper. The hhappy tenant of your shade. --Cowley. The sister tenants of the middle deep. --Byron. Tenant in capite [L. in in + capite, abl. of caput head, chief.], or Tenant in chief, by the laws of England, one who holds immediately of the king. According to the feudal system, all lands in England are considered as held immediately or mediately of the king, who is styled lord paramount. Such tenants, however, are considered as having the fee of the lands and permanent possession. --Blackstone. Tenant in common. See under Common.

Meaning of Tenant from wikipedia

- Tenant may refer to: Tenant, the holder of a leasehold estate in real estate Tenant-in-chief, in feudal land law Tenement (law), the holder of a legal...
- The Tenant (French: Le locataire) is a 1976 French psychological horror film directed by Roman Polanski, starring Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas...
- A tenant farmer is one who resides on land owned by a landlord. Tenant farming is an agricultural production system in which landowners contribute their...
- The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is the second and final novel by the English author Anne Brontë. It was first published in 1848 under the pseudonym Acton Bell...
- Free tenants, also known as free peasants, were tenant farmer peasants in medieval England who occupied a unique place in the medieval hierarchy. They...
- A sitting tenant is a tenant already in occupation of premises, especially when there is a change of owner. Sitting tenants can result from a decision...
- The Tenant (original French title Le Locataire chimérique, in English The Chimeric Tenant) is a novel by Roland Topor. Originally published in France...
- daughter Nellie while playing for Derry City FC. McLeod was descended from tenant farmers from the Isle of Mull. At the age of three, Tennant told his parents...
- arrangement with regard to agricultural land in which a landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crops produced on that land...
- In retail, an "anchor tenant", sometimes called an "anchor store", "draw tenant", or "key tenant", is a considerably larger tenant in a shopping mall, often...
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