One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Of land or other capital: producing no rent; (also of a house, office, etc.) for which no rent is paid. Formerly also: †producing no interest.
2Of a tenant: paying no rent.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Henry Hexham (fl. 1601–1650), soldier and author. From rent + -less.
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