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ESTATE FOR LIFE Definition & Legal Meaning

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A freehold estate, out of inheritance, but which is held bythe tenant for his own life or tlie life or lives of one or more other persons, or for an indefiniteperiod, which may endure for the life or lives of persons in being, and not beyondthe period of a life. 1 Washb. Real Prop. S8.

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