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: personal benefit, use, or possession (as of rights or property) [widows and widowers were relegated to lifetime of the marital estates "W. M. McGovern, Jr. et al."]
: the receipt of the fruits or profits of property see also right of use, usufruct
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.