[ UK /tˈɛnəntɹˌi/ ]
  1. tenants of an estate considered as a group
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How To Use tenantry In A Sentence

  • He could have made a profit in such an economy, as opposed to looking for a rent increase of 70 per cent from the long suffering tenantry.
  • “Umph!” said Mr. Lockhard; “and if I may inquire, Mr. Balderstone, pray do you find your people at the village yonder amenable? for I must needs say, that at Ravenswood Castle, now pertaining to my master the Lord Keeper, ye have not left behind ye the most compliant set of tenantry.” The Bride of Lammermoor
  • Growing tenantry is a sign of the proletarianizing process. Farm Ownership Linked With Trades Unions
  • This transferred more holdings to the tenantry than any previous Land Act had done.
  • The onerous task of distributing seed potatoes to the tenantry on the Sligo estate has just been completed.
  • The first of these stallions was kept for the benefit of the tenantry, who were granted its use free of charge.
  • The book is really about land tenure and tenantry.
  • In the rural districts, tenantry has increased from thirty-five per cent of the number of farms in 1900 to forty-five percent in 1935. Farm Ownership Linked With Trades Unions
  • At length one of his own tenantry, coming by, took him into Charlotte Town in a cart, but was obliged shortly afterwards to leave the island, to escape from the vengeance which would have overtaken the succourer of a tyrant. The Englishwoman in America
  • He raised a fine regiment of foot soldiers from his hardy Cornish tenantry.
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