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habitation(Act of inhabiting), noun abiding, dwelling, habitancy, inhabitance, inhabitancy, inhabitation, lodgment, occupancy, occupation, possession, remaining, residence, residing, settlement, sojourn, sojournment, tenancy
habitation(Dwelling place), noun abiding place, abode, accommodations, address, domicile, domicilium, domus, dwelling, habitat, headquarters, home, homestead, house, housing, living quarters, lodging, lodgment, nest, place, place of abode, place of residence, quarters, settlement, site, tabernacle, tectum
See also: abode, address, building, domicile, dwelling, enjoyment, home, house, household, inhabitation, lodging, occupancy, protection, residence, shelter, structure, use
HABITATION, civil law. It was the right of a person to live in the house of
another without prejudice to the property.
2. It differed from a usufruct in this, that the usufructuary might have applied the house to any purpose, as, a store or manufactory; whereas the party having the right of habitation. could only use it for the residence of himself and family. 1 Bro. Civ. Law, 184 Domat. l. 1, t. 11, s. 2, n. 7.
HABITATION, estates. A dwelling-house, a home-stall. 2 Bl. Com. 4; 4 Bl. Com. 220. Vide House.