Words nearby copyhold
How to use copyhold in a sentence
The latter, indeed, was essentially changed by the establishment of the law of copyhold.
But follow my counsel, and Cumnor Place shall be thy copyhold yet.Kenilworth|Sir Walter Scott
His religion is part of his copyhold, which he takes from his landlord, and refers it wholly to his discretion.Thackerayana|William Makepeace Thackeray
Again, it is not always easy to draw a line between copyhold and leasehold.
There is not much difference, for example, between a lease for thirty-three years and a copyhold for life.
British Dictionary definitions for copyhold
- a tenure less than freehold of land in England evidenced by a copy of the Court roll
- land held in this way