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Copyhold meaning

copyhold - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. A tenure of estate by copy of court roll; or a tenure for which the tenant has nothing to show, except the rolls made by the steward of the lord's court.
  2. 2. Land held in copyhold.

copyhold - examples of usage

  1. It has inherited the duty of shaking the dry bones of ancient tenures by dealing with such subjects as the commutation of tithes, the enfranchisement of copyhold, the enclosure of commons, allotments to labourers, and the improvement of land by limited owners. - "The Government of England (Vol. I)", A. Lawrence Lowell.
  2. His copyhold was seized by the lord as forfeited, but afterwards recovered, viz. - "John Keble's Parishes", Charlotte M Yonge.
  3. The person who applied for the lease was Dr. John Young, Dean of Winchester, who purchased the copyhold of Cranbury before 1643, and retired thither when he was expelled from his deanery and other preferments in the evil times of the Commonwealth, and there died, leaving his widow in possession. - "John Keble's Parishes", Charlotte M Yonge.
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