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chattel

chattel (chăt´əl), in law, any property other than a freehold estate in land (see tenure). A chattel is treated as personal property rather than real property regardless of whether it is movable or immovable (see property). Certain uses of the term (e.g., chattel mortgage) refer only to movable property. Otherwise the term also includes chattels real, i.e., those estates in land that do not constitute a freehold.

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chattel

chat·tel / ˈchatl/ • n. (in general use) a personal possession. ∎  Law an item of property other than real estate. See also goods and chattels.

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chattel

chattel †property XIII; movable possession; property other than real estate XVI. — OF. chatel (cf. CATTLE) :- medL. capitāle; see CAPITAL 1.

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Chattel

CHATTEL

An item ofpersonal propertythat is movable; it may be animate or inanimate.

Chattels are synonymous with goods or personalty.

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