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Meaning of Veray

An ancient manner of spelling vrai, true. In the English law there are three kinds of tenants, veray, or true tenant, who is one who holds in fee simple; tenant by the manner (q. v.), who is one who has a less estate than a fee which remains in the reversioner; veray tenant by the manner, who is the same as tenant by the manner, with this difference only, that the fee simple, instead of remaining in the lord, is given by him or by the law to another. Hammond, N. P. 394.


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