Copyhold


Copyhold
Copyhold Cop"y*hold`, n. (Eng. Law) (a) A tenure of estate by copy of court roll; or a tenure for which the tenant has nothing to show, except the rolls made by the steward of the lord's court. --Blackstone. (b) Land held in copyhold. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Note: Copyholds do not exist in the United States. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.