Antirenter
Antirenter An`ti*rent"er, n. One opposed to the payment of rent; esp. one of those who in 1840-47 resisted the collection of rents claimed by the patroons from the settlers on certain manorial lands in the State of New York. -- {An`ti*rent"ism}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • antirenter — an·ti·rent·er …   English syllables

  • antirenter — noun see antirent …   Useful english dictionary

  • Antirentism — Antirenter An ti*rent er, n. One opposed to the payment of rent; esp. one of those who in 1840 47 resisted the collection of rents claimed by the patroons from the settlers on certain manorial lands in the State of New York. {An ti*rent ism}, n.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antirent — antirenter, n. antirentism, n. /an tee rent , an tuy /, adj. noting or pertaining to a political party (1839 47) in New York that opposed the payment of rents to patroons. [1835 45; Amer.; ANTI + RENT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Anti-Rent War — The Anti Rent War (also known as the Helderberg War) was a tenants revolt in upstate New York during the early 19th century, beginning with the death of Stephen Van Rensselaer III in 1839. Van Rensselaer, who has been described as [having] ...… …   Wikipedia

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