freeholder

freeholder

[free-hohl-der]
noun
1.
the owner of a freehold.
2.
(in some U.S. counties) a registered voter who owns local property and has been a local resident for a specified length of time.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English freholder (see free, holder); translation of Anglo-French fraunc tenaunt (see frank1, tenant)

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freeholder (ˈfriːˌhəʊldə)
 
n
property law a person in possession of a freehold building or estate in land

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