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LEASE (derived through the Fr. from t...

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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 330 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LEASE (derived through the Fr. from the Lat. laxare, to loosen), a certain form of tenure, or the contract embodying it, of land, houses, &c.; see LANDLORD AND TENANT.
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