tenantry

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ten·ant·ry

 (tĕn′ən-trē)
n.
1. Tenants considered as a group.
2. The condition of being a tenant; tenancy.

tenantry

(ˈtɛnəntrɪ)
n
1. (Law) tenants collectively, esp those with the same landlord
2. (Law) the status or condition of being a tenant

ten•ant•ry

(ˈtɛn ən tri)

n.
1. tenants collectively; the body of tenants on an estate.
2. the state or condition of being a tenant.
[1350–1400]

Tenantry

 a body of tenants, 1628.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tenantry - tenants of an estate considered as a group
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
Translations

tenantry

[ˈtenəntrɪ] Ninquilinos mpl (Agr) → agricultores mpl arrendatarios

tenantry

n no pl (of estate)Pächter pl; (of building, premises)Mieter pl; the law of tenantrydas Mietrecht; (of farm)das Pachtrecht
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There were hundreds of villages and tenantries, located far from the main road, that remained untouched by electricity in the 1950s and the 1960s.
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As mentioned above, terms of tenantries also changed in response to the world market for cotton.