\d͡ʒˈɔ͡ɪnttˈɛnənsi], \dʒˈɔɪnttˈɛnənsi], \dʒ_ˈɔɪ_n_t_t_ˈɛ_n_ə_n_s_i]\
Definitions of JOINT-TENANCY
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(Leg.) A tenure of the same estate in unity of title, interest, and possession by two or more persons each of which is seised per my et per tout, with accession of the rights and interests of a deceased joint-tenant or jointtenants to the survivors or survivor. J. must subsist ab initio by the estate vesting in the joint-tenants at the same time. See Coparcenary; Jus accrescendi; Tenancy in common.
By Henry Percy Smith