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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An article of personal property. A piece of personal property that you can move from one place to another.

Usage examples (35)
  • People do not like to be treated like chattel.
  • But the word chattel does not in the least interfere with their humanity.
  • Tell me if the principle which permits one man to regard another as a chattel is not destructive in
  • But when only one partner wears a ring which the world traditionally reads as "taken" or "owned", then sorry, but yes, the word chattel does spring to mind. for more
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