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Tenant in capite

by the laws of England, one who holds immediately of the king. According to the feudal system, all lands in England are considered as held immediately or mediately of the king, who is styled lord paramount. Such tenants, however, are considered as having the fee of the lands and permanent possession.

See also: Tenant

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Tenable
Tenableness
Tenace
Tenacious
tenaciously
tenaciousness
Tenacity
Tenaculum
Tenacy
Tenaille
Tenaillon
Tenancy
Tenancy or tenantcy
Tenant
Tenant by the manner
tenant farmer
-- Tenant in capite --
Tenant in common
Tenant of the demesne
Tenant paravail
Tenant right
Tenant saw
Tenantable
tenanted
Tenantless
Tenantry
Tenants in
Tench
Tend
Tendance
tended to
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tendencious
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