Definition of Personal chattel

1. Noun. Personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Personal Chattel

personably
personae
personae non gratae
personage
personages
personal-computer
personal-pronoun
personal appeal
personal attack
personal attacks
personal best
personal bests
personal business
personal care
personal chattel (current term)
personal check
personal cheque
personal computer
personal computers
personal conduct
personal construct theory
personal credit line
personal day
personal days
personal effect
personal effects
personal equation

Literary usage of Personal chattel

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1. A Sketch of the Laws Relating to Slavery in the Several States of the United by George McDowell Stroud (1827)
"THE SLAVE BEING "A personal chattel," is AT ALL TIMES, LIABLE TO BE SOLD ABSOLUTELY, OR MORTGAGED OR LEASED, AT THE WILL OF HIS MASTER. ..."

2. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"... It does not become a part of the real estate, but continues a personal chattel, and the property of the person who erected It Van Ness v. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Personal Property by James Schouler (1918)
"Incorporeal personal chattel; Right to be Distinguished from Evidence of Right. We are already getting beyond the term chose in action or the " right-to-sue ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Scott Eldon, John Singleton Copley Lyndhurst (1827)
"When it is reduced into possession, the property in it vests, and not before; for the property in a personal chattel does not become complete, ..."

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