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  • verb Present participle of overhold.


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  • Damages for trespass to land are usually measured by the market value of the unauthorized use, that is to say, the going rent (where the trespasser is an overholding tenant, such damages are called mesne profits).

    Irish Blogs 2009

  • a woman summoned by this lady for overholding, as they call it, appeared by her son and pleaded that she had been illegally evicted.

    The Letters of "Norah" on Her Tour Through Ireland Margaret Moran Dixon McDougall 1862


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