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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Mortmain(0.01033 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Mortmain.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: real property held inalienably (as by an ecclesiastical
corporation) [syn: dead hand]
2: the oppressive influence of past events of decisions [syn: dead hand
, dead hand of the past]
English → English (gcide)
Mortmain \Mort"main`\, n. [F. mort, morte, dead + main hand; F.
main-morte. See Mortal, and Manual.] (Law)
Possession of lands or tenements in, or conveyance to, dead
hands, or hands that cannot alienate.
Note: The term was originally applied to conveyance of land
made to ecclesiastical bodies; afterward to conveyance
made to any corporate body. --Burrill.