Definition of tenantry in English:


Syllabification: ten·ant·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈtenəntrē


  • 1 [treated as singular or plural] The tenants of an estate.
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    • The onerous task of distributing seed potatoes to the tenantry has just been completed.
    • Most of the tenantry chose to pay the rent rather than face being served with ejectment writs.
    • The duke's wealth was squeezed from rents and extracted from a starving tenantry.

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