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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Law Personal property; chattels.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any property that is movable; that is, not real estate.
  • n. The state of being a person; personality.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being a person; personality.
  • n. Personal property, as distinguished from realty or real property.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, personal property, in distinction from realty, or real property. See personal, real.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. movable property (as distinguished from real estate)

Etymologies

Anglo-Norman personalte, from Late Latin persōnālitās, personality; see personality.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
personal +‎ -ty (Wiktionary)

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