Definitions of Habitance

  1. Dwelling; abode; residence.

Usage examples for Habitance

  1. It has indeed been affirmed by text writers, that habitance, paying scot and lot, give an incidental right to corporate freedom; but the courts have refused to acknowledge it, even when the charter seemed to imply it; and when not derived from prescription or grant, it has been deemed a qualification merely, and not a title. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)