Definition of Party wall

1. Noun. A wall erected on the line between two properties and shared by both owners.

Generic synonyms: Wall

Definition of Party wall

1. Noun. A commonly shared wall dividing two properties ¹

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Literary usage of Party wall

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"632. See also Rudall on party walls, 1; Carson's Gale on Easements (9th Ed.) 406. According to Rudall the primary meaning of the term "party wall" Is one of ..."

2. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, John Melville Gould, Oliver Wendell Holmes (1901)
"So the easement in a party wall is (.r) See White v. Peto, 58 LT 710; ... By usage " party wall" nnd "partition wall" have come to mean a solid wall. ..."

3. A Treatise on Pleading and Parties to Actions: With Second and Third Volumes by Joseph Chitty, Henry Greening, John A. Dunlap, Edward Duncan Ingraham, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1851)
"551, SC If there be several imp'roved rents the owner of the highest must bear the expense, although at the time of the using the party-wall his interest ..."

4. A Treatise on the American Law of Landlord and Tenant by John Neilson Taylor (1887)
"So a wall may be a party-wall for a portion of its length or height, and an external wall for the residue of its length or height.2 Either owner has also a ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"It is common practice for the party who builds a house adjoining another to pay a just proportion of the expense of the party-wall to the party who built ..."

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