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DOMINANT TENEMENT Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

A term used in the civil and Scotch law, and thence in ours,relating to servitudes, meaning the tenement or subject in favor of which the service isconstituted ; as the tenement over which the servitude extends is called the “servienttenement.” Wharton; Walker v. Clifford, 128 Ala. 07, 29 South. 588. 80 Am St. Rep. 74;Dillman v. Hoffman, 38 Wis. 572; Stevens v. Dennett, 51 N. II. 339.


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