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Definition of "freeholder" [free•hold•er]

  • A person who holds tenure by freehold (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "freeholder" in a sentence
  • "Benjamin [freeholder, Williams Town, burgess for Lonsdale Ward], A [Alexander]."
  • "Nordstrom was sworn to her fourth term the freeholder board."
  • "But I would not have you think me a fool, for all I talk so easy about the matter; I know very well what I might have got for the mill some years ago, when first it stopped, if I would have let it to the man that proposed for it; but though he was as substantial a tenant as you could see, yet he affronted me once, at the last election, by calling a freeholder of mine over the coals; and so I was proud of an opportunity to show him I did not forget."