Chattel

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Chattel Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Chattel'


  • Chattel marriage: Chattel marriage refers to a form of marriage in which the husband owned his wife, and any children of their union, in a legal ...
  • Trespass to chattels: Trespass to chattels is a tort whereby the infringing party has intentionally (or, in Australia, negligently) interfered with another ...
  • Chattel mortgage: Chattel mortgage, sometimes abbreviated CM, is the legal term for a type of loan contract used in some states with legal systems derived ...
  • Chattel house: Chattel House is a Barbadian word for a small moveable wooden house that working class people would occupy. The term goes back to the ...

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  • Chattel houses here to stay
    CHATTEL houses have formed part of the architectural landscape of Barbados for centuries. Despite the increase in much larger concrete houses, chattel houses continue to make their mark and will forever be written in the annals of Barbados’ history. Interestingly, almost every amateur or professional artist has painted his or her version of the chattel house. In Read more on this news related to 'Chattel'
  • IJReview - 5 OCTOBER newsletter
    A disturbing report has been released detailing how ISIS kidnaps girls and sells them like human chattel. According to ABC News: “UNAMI/OHCHR received a number of reports that an office for the sale of abducted women was opened in the al-... Read more on this news related to 'Chattel'

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