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tenure
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
the term during which some position is held;
or: the right to hold property; part of an ancient hierarchical system of holding lands;
or: give life-time employment to
  • On one side of the road rose a high, rough bank, where hazels and stunted oaks, with their roots half exposed, held uncertain tenure: the soil was too loose for the latter; and strong winds had blown some nearly horizontal.
    Chapter 22 (16% in)

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