- 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.
Note: Copyholds do not exist in the United States. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.