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grace-and-favor

[greys-uh n-fey-ver] /ˈgreɪs ənˈfeɪ vər/
adjective
1.
noting a residence owned by a noble or sovereign and bestowed by him or her upon some person for that person's lifetime.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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