Sentence Examples


  • Dean, who'd been on the force for their entire tenure, was used to their early morning bickering and paid no attention.
  • In 1502 Warham was consecrated bishop of London and became keeper of the great seal, but his tenure of both these offices was short, as in 1504 he became lord chancellor and archbishop of Canterbury.
  • Wade was appointed to the post of collector in the first instance, and after a short tenure of office was succeeded by Mr II.
  • The zadruga system of land tenure was artificially kept in existence (see Servia).
  • The tenure of land from the crown "as of the manor of East Greenwich" became at this time a recognized formula, and occurs in a succession of American colonial charters from those of Virginia in 1606, 1609 and 1612 to that of New Jersey in 1674.

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