goods & chattels
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates

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  • goods and chattels — n pl: personal property of any kind but sometimes limited to tangible property Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. goods and chattels …   Law dictionary

  • goods and chattels — ˌgoods and ˈchattels noun [plural] LAW personal possessions: • The goods and chattels do not include the value of buildings and land, which come under real estate …   Financial and business terms

  • goods and chattels — n [plural] BrE law personal possessions …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • goods and chattels — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ all kinds of personal possessions …   English terms dictionary

  • goods and chattels — (your) goods and chattels formal all the things that belong to you. Jim arrived at the flat with all his goods and chattels packed into two shopping bags …   New idioms dictionary

  • goods and chattels — noun plural : animate or inanimate personal property that is visible, tangible, and movable and has intrinsic value in itself as distinguished from real estate or freehold property or from personal property of the class of choses in action;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • goods and chattels — This phrase is a general denomination of personal property, as distinguished from real property. In the law of wills, the term goods and chattels will, unless restrained by the context, pass all the personal estate …   Black's law dictionary

  • goods and chattels — This phrase is a general denomination of personal property, as distinguished from real property. In the law of wills, the term goods and chattels will, unless restrained by the context, pass all the personal estate …   Black's law dictionary

  • goods and chattels — goods and chat|tels [ ,gudz ən tʃætlz ] noun plural LEGAL someone s possessions, not including any houses or land that they own …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • goods and chattels — all of one s possessions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • goods and chattels — plural noun chiefly Law all kinds of personal possessions …   English new terms dictionary

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