Definition of tenantry in English:


Syllabification: ten·ant·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈtenəntrē


1 [treated as singular or plural] The tenants of an estate.
More example sentences
  • 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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  • The book is really about land tenure and tenantry.

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