Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The interest of a tenant in common.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    An estate in lands held by two or more persons, with interests accruing under different titles; or ac' cruing under the same title, but at different periods; or conferred by words of limitation importing that the grantees are to take in distinct shares. 1 Steph. Comm. 323. See Tenancy in Common.