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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 copy·hold /ˈkɑpiˌhold/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cop·y·hold n. Eng. Law (a) A tenure of estate by copy of court roll; or a tenure for which the tenant has nothing to show, except the rolls made by the steward of the lord's court. --Blackstone. (b) Land held in copyhold. --Milton.
 Note:Copyholds do not exist in the United States.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a medieval form of land tenure in England; a copyhold was a
          parcel of land granted to a peasant by the lord of the
          manor in return for agricultural services