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joint tenancy

noun, Law.
1.
a holding of property, either real or personal, by two or more persons with each sharing the undivided interest, the entire tenancy passing to the survivor or survivors.
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  • The object of the "joint tenancy" was to prevent any member of the organization from disposing of his share to an outsider.

    Shakespearean Playhouses Joseph Quincy Adams
  • It seems clear that Kirkham, Rastell, and Kendall held their moiety in joint tenancy.

    Shakespearean Playhouses Joseph Quincy Adams

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