Definition of Tenantry

1. Noun. Tenants of an estate considered as a group.

Generic synonyms: Accumulation, Aggregation, Assemblage, Collection
Derivative terms: Tenant

Definition of Tenantry

1. n. The body of tenants; as, the tenantry of a manor or a kingdom.

Definition of Tenantry

1. Noun. The state or act of being a tenant. ¹

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Definition of Tenantry

1. tenancy [n -RIES] - See also: tenancy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tenantry

tenancy by the entirety
tenancy for life
tenant farmer
tenant farmers
tenant saw
tenant saws
tenantry (current term)

Literary usage of Tenantry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the Commonwealth Club of California by Commonwealth Club of California (1917)
"Farm tenantry in California BY EDWIN E. Cox Foreword Farm tenantry is ... Agricultural records show tenantry to be rapidly increasing throughout the United ..."

2. Sussex Archaeological Collections Relating to the History and Antiquities of by Sussex Archaeological Society (1851)
"tenantry CUSTOMS IN SUSSEX- THE DRINKER ACRES. BY MB. WILLIAM PIGG. ... in order to tread or set out the Brooks or Marshland, used in tenantry, ..."

3. Speeches on Questions of Public Policy by Richard Cobden, John Bright, James Edwin Thorold Rogers (1878)
"TO THE FARMING tenantry OF THE UNITED KINGDOM. GENTLEMEN,—The question for you now to determine is, Shall the repeal of the Corn-law be gradual or immediate ..."

4. The House of Lords Cases on Appeals and Writs of Error, Claims of Peerage by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Charles Clark, William Finnelly (1868)
"... IRISH tenantry ACTS—continued. of the fines ought not to be made, at the option of the landlord, on the tenant or his assign, but on him whom the ..."

5. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1850)
"WHITAKER'S History of Craven, tenantry in the Sixteenth Century. ... The tenantry of the present day neither enjoy the same advantages by retaining, ..."

6. A Treatise on the Specific Performance of Contracts by Edward Fry (1892)
"It seems that under the Irish tenantry Acts. Acts, and perhaps even independently of them, the breach by the tenant of covenants in the lease will not be a ..."

7. The Public Domain and Democracy: A Study of Social, Economic and Political by Robert Tudor Hill (1910)
"One is the rapidly appreciating value of these lands through new methods of dry-farming and irrigation; the other is the probable increase of land tenantry. ..."

8. Successful Farming; a Ready Reference on All Phases of Agriculture for by Frank Duane Gardner (1916)
"CHAPTER-69 LAND RENTAL AND FARM tenantry Methods of renting land are becoming ... Is tenantry Desirable?—Much has been written relative to the evils of farm ..."

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