Definition of habendum in English:

habendum

Line breaks: ha|ben¦dum
Pronunciation: /həˈbɛndəm
 
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noun

Law
The part of a deed or conveyance which states the estate or quantity of interest to be granted, e.g. the term of a lease.
More example sentences
  • Even assuming that the term could be so interpreted, plaintiffs argue, the habendum would be inconsistent with the terms of the grant and therefore invalid.
  • Such was also the ancient English form of the habendum, except that the term ‘only’ was used instead of ‘sole.’
  • The two habendums, if one can call them so, agree entirely, though, as in the former deed, perhaps the second habendum may be considered as emphasizing the rights which the bridegroom took under the deed.

Origin

Latin, literally 'that is to be had', gerundive of habere 'have'.

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