tenure by chivalry

tenure by chivalry
Tenure by knight-service

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • tenure by chivalry — Tenure by knight service …   Black's law dictionary

  • tenure in chivalry — tenure by knight service …   Useful english dictionary

  • tenure — /tenyar/ Generally, tenure is a right, term, or mode of holding or occupying, and tenure of an office means the manner in which it is held, especially with regard to time. Winterberg v. University of Nevada System, 89 Nev. 358, 513 P.2d 1248,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • chivalry — In feudal law, knight service. Tenure in chivalry was the same as tenure by knight service. 2 Bl. Comm. 61, 62 …   Black's law dictionary

  • chivalry — In feudal law, knight service. Tenure in chivalry was the same as tenure by knight service. 2 Bl. Comm. 61, 62 …   Black's law dictionary

  • tenure — Synonyms and related words: adverse possession, alodium, appointment, berth, billet, burgage, claim, clamp, clasp, clench, clinch, clutch, colony, continuous tenure, de facto, de jure, dependency, derivative title, duration, employment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Chivalry — Chiv al*ry, n. [F. chevalerie, fr. chevalier knight, OF., horseman. See {Chevalier}, and cf. {Cavalry}.] 1. A body or order of cavaliers or knights serving on horseback; illustrious warriors, collectively; cavalry. His Memphian chivalry. Milton.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chivalry, tenure by — Tenure by knight service …   Black's law dictionary

  • chivalry, tenure by — Tenure by knight service …   Black's law dictionary

  • chivalry — /shiv euhl ree/, n., pl. chivalries for 6. 1. the sum of the ideal qualifications of a knight, including courtesy, generosity, valor, and dexterity in arms. 2. the rules and customs of medieval knighthood. 3. the medieval system or institution of …   Universalium

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