Meaning of freehold

free•hold

Pronunciation: (frē'hōld"), [key]
— Law. Law.
  1. an estate in land, inherited or held for life.
—n.
  1. a form of tenure by which an estate is held in fee simple, fee tail, or for life.
—adj.
  1. pertaining to, of the nature of, or held by freehold.

Free•hold

Pronunciation: (frē'hōld"), [key]
— n.
  1. a town in E New Jersey: battle of Monmouth courthouse 1778. 10,020. Formerly,
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