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- 1 English
- 2 French
- 3 Old French
tenant (plural tenants)
- One who pays a fee (rent) in return for the use of land, buildings, or other property owned by others.
- One who has possession of any place; a dweller; an occupant.
- sweet tenants of this grove
- the happy tenant of your shade
- the sister tenants of the middle deep
- (law) One who holds a property by any kind of right, including ownership.
one who pays a fee in return for the use of land, etc.
law: one who holds property
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- To hold as, or be, a tenant.
to hold as, or be, a tenant
- tenaunt (Anglo-Norman, noun, adjective, verb)
From the verb tenir (“to hold; to possess”)