TANIST MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Tanist Definition & Synonyms

  1. (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.


• Tanistry Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) 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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