Pur autre vie

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PUR AUTRE VIE, tenures. These old French words signify, for another's life. An estate is said to be pur autre vie, when a lease is made of lands or tenements to a man, to hold for the life of another person. 2 Bl. Com. 259; 10 Vin. Ab. 296; 2 Supp. to Ves. Jr. 41.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.