contenement

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Noun[edit]

contenement (plural contenements)

  1. That which is held together with another thing.
  2. That which is connected with a tenement, or thing holden, as a certin quantity of land adjacent to a dwelling, and necessary to the reputable enjoyment of the dwelling.

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Etymology[edit]

se contenir (to behave) +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

contenement m (plural contenemens)

  1. behavior
    • circa 1369, Jean Froissart, Chroniques:
      c'estoit grant beaulté de veoir leur contenement
      It was a beautiful thing to see their behavior