- a tenant under a lease.
Origin of leaseholder
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Examples from the Web for leaseholder
The free tenant was neither a yearly tenant, nor a leaseholder.The Coming of the Friars
Most former electors and every leaseholder and every copyholder were now excluded.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.
S. A. Reilly
Another fashion in which grievous injustice to the leaseholder can be done is frequently illustrated.Practical Politics; or, the Liberalism of To-day
Alfred Farthing Robbins
Normally he is a leaseholder, sometimes for life, more usually for a period of years ranging from twenty-one to eighty.
The interest of the customary tenant, therefore, virtually depreciated to the level of that of a leaseholder.
- a person in possession of leasehold property
- a tenant under a lease
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