Definition of Personalty

1. Noun. Movable property (as distinguished from real estate).




Definition of Personalty

1. n. The state of being a person; personality.

Definition of Personalty

1. Noun. (legal) Any property that is movable; that is, not real estate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Personalty

1. [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Personalty

personalityless
personalitylike
personalitywise
personalizable
personalization
personalizations
personalize
personalized
personalizes
personalizing
personall
personally
personalness
personals
personalties
personalty (current term)
personas
personas non grata
personated
personates
personating
personation
personations
personative
personator
personators
personeities
personeity
personhood

Literary usage of Personalty

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"The holder of the lien on the real . estate could not insist that both the real estate and the personalty should be subjected to the payment of his debt, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Mortgage by William Wyllys Mackeson, Henry Arthur Smith, Richard Holmes Coote (1884)
"Where a testator bequeathed legacies and annuities, and charged them on real estate which he devised subject thereto, tha personalty was exonerated (o) ..."

3. Select Cases on the Law of Torts: With Notes, and a Summary of Principles by John Henry Wigmore (1912)
"Defence of personalty; by Harm to personalty. A defendant, to protect his personalty from harm impending to it by personalty of the plaintiff, ..."

4. The Practice of the Law in All Its Departments: With a View of Rights by Joseph Chitty (1833)
"The nature, of personalty, and several kinds. personalty is principally distinguished from Realty by its actual or supposed mobility, and the want of that ..."

5. A Treatise on Wills by Thomas Jarman, Leopold George Gordon Robbins, Melville Madison Bigelow (1893)
"1461 (2) Extension of Charge to Funeral and Testamentary Expenses 1464 (3) Effect of expressly subjecting personalty to Charges other than Debts, ..."

6. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"poses, realty may be treated as personalty, ..r personalty as realty, as in the case of real estate owned by a partnership, which is treated as personal ..."

7. The Law of Partnership, Including Limited Partnerships. by Francis Marion Burdick (1917)
"To the extent necessary for these purposes, the character of the property is, in equity, deemed to be changed into personalty. On the death of either ..."

8. The Law of Real Property, in Its Present State: Practically Arranged and by George Crabb (1846)
"personalty. SECT. II. 5 30. LIABILITY TO THE PAYMENT OF DEBTS. SECT. III. § 60. ... Real property is distinguished from personalty in different ways: 1. ..."

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