Definition of Tanistry

Tanistry n. means: In Ireland, a tenure of family lands by which the proprietor had only a life estate, to which he was admitted by election.

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Tanistry n. means: In Ireland, a tenure of family lands by which the proprietor had only a life estate, to which he was admitted by election.

Meaning of Tanistry

Tanistry (n.) means: In Ireland, a tenure of family lands by which the proprietor had only a life estate, to which he was admitted by election.

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Tanistry (n.): In Ireland, a tenure of family lands by which the proprietor had only a life estate, to which he was admitted by election.

Tanist (n.): In Ireland, a lord or proprietor of a tract of land or of a castle, elected by a family, under the system of tanistry.

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Meaning of Tanistry

Tanistry means: In Ireland, a tenure of family lands by which the proprietor had only a life estate, to which he was admitted by election.

Meaning of Tanist

Tanist means: In Ireland, a lord or proprietor of a tract of land or of a castle, elected by a family, under the system of tanistry.

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