Definitions for "Tenement"
Any species of permanent property that may be held, so as to create a tenancy, as lands, houses, rents, commons, an office, an advowson, a franchise, a right of common, a peerage, and the like; -- called also free tenements or frank tenements.
A dwelling house; a building for a habitation; also, an apartment, or suite of rooms, in a building, used by one family; often, a house erected to be rented.
Fig.: Dwelling; abode; habitation.
That which is held of another by service; property which one holds of a lord or proprietor in consideration of some military or pecuniary service; fief; fee.
an ATP or Petroleum Lease
Property held by tenant.
originally any rented property. Later a term to describe the holdings of yeomen and husbandmen, which were smaller than farms but larger than the properties of cottagers.