Heritable property

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Heritable property (Scots law) real property, as opposed to movable property or chattels
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. heritable, hereditable—-Low L. hereditabilis—L. hereditas.

Usage

In literature:

Heritable property is a fixture.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 433" by Various
The father divides them as heritable property into equal portions for bequest to his children.
"Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume I" by Karl Ritter von Scherzer
It was for long the only method of attaching a debtor's heritable property.
"Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromartie, Knight" by John Willcock
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