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freehold

An estate in land for life or in fee. The duration of the interest is undeterminable. The estate may end at some point in the future, but no one can predict the date of termination. Best understood by reference to its opposite, which is a leasehold.

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The plan has drawn objections not only from Howell officials, but from other concerned parties, many of whom showed up in Freehold Borough on the afternoon of July 27 to make their feelings known to the freeholders.
They were lifted by their arms and legs by two fellow Freeholders and "dunted" - placed three times on the official dunting stone - in the rarely used initiation ceremony.
Getting your freeholder or co-freeholders to agree can be a long and painful process, and some have been known to unreasonably refuse or to ask for money in return for granting permission.
Here's some technical info with which to baffle your fellow freeholders - Scala is made of 100 per cent solution-dyed two-ply polypropylene for maximum durability and has been solution dyed for ease of maintenance.
freeholders from voting in Irish county elections, which was the 'sting in the tail' of Catholic emancipation in 1829.
Second, it is hard for me to see how FDR intended Social Security to generate more freeholders.
According to Mary Pat Robbie, management specialist for the Board of Chosen Freeholders and the overall manager of the county's solid waste program, "You often see more school buses than garbage trucks on the resource recovery campus.
25) This was true not only for freeholders but also for tenants whose improvements were their most valuable asset and could be sold by them or, in the case of leaseholders, transferred to the next generation.
An ardent believer in states rights and the independence of rural freeholders, he at first opposed the Constitution, but once convinced that the rights of individuals and states would be protected, supported it strongly.
Magazzu, a Freeholder for the Cumberland County Board of Chosen Freeholders, served last year as NJAC's First Vice President.
The Morris County Board of Freeholders 2017 county road resurfacing program, that is targeting 32.
If you need to dig down to create more head height, the freeholder or other freeholders (if you own a share of the freehold) may object to you increasing the size of your flat downwards and ask you to buy the extra space from them or, indeed, refuse to sell it to you, scuppering your plans for the cellar.