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(Law) (in the US and Canada) any of various laws conferring certain privileges on owners of homesteads
1. any law exempting homesteads from seizure or sale for debt.
2. any law making public lands available to settlers to be used as farms.
3. any of various state laws granting special property tax exemptions or other privileges to homesteaders.
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|Noun||1.||homestead law - a law conferring privileges on owners of homesteads|
law - legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity; "there is a law against kidnapping"