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joint tenancy

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noun Law.
  1. a holding of property, either real or personal, by two or more persons with each sharing the undivided interest, the entire tenancy passing to the survivor or survivors.
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  • As to joint-tenancy between co-heirs, see tract called 'Judgments of Co-tenancy.'

    The English Village Community

    Frederic Seebohm

  • Presently his widow brought suit for an estate by survivorship in joint-tenancy.