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  • Tangible, movable property
  • a slave
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Chat"tel (?), n. [OF. chatel; another form of catel. See Cattle.] (Law) Any item of movable or immovable property except the freehold, or the things which are parcel of it. It is a more extensive term than goods or effects.

&fist; Chattels are personal or real: personal are such as are movable, as goods, plate, money; real are such rights in land as are less than a freehold, as leases, mortgages, growing corn, etc.

Chattel mortgage(Law), a mortgage on personal property, as distinguished from one on real property.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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