Tenent
Tenent \Ten"ent\, n. [L. tenent they hold, 3d pers. pl. pres. of tenere.] A tenet. [Obs.] --Bp. Sanderson. [1913 Webster]

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  • non tenent insimul — /non tenant insamal/ In old pleading, a plea to an action in partition, by which the defendant denied that he and the plaintiff were joint tenants of the estate in question …   Black's law dictionary

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  • Eschaetae vulgo discuntur quae decidentibus its quae de rege tenent, cum non existit ratione sanguinis haeres, ad fiscum relabuntur — They are commonly called escheats which, upon the dying out of those who hold of the king when there is no heir by consanguinity, revert to the treasury …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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