grace-and-favour

noun

(modifier) British (of a house, flat, etc) owned by the sovereign and granted free of rent to a person to whom the sovereign wishes to express gratitude

Nearby words

  1. grace cup,
  2. grace note,
  3. grace period,
  4. grace, william russell,
  5. grace-and-favor,
  6. graceful,
  7. gracefully,
  8. graceless,
  9. gracelessly,
  10. graces

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