chattel
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈtʃæt.əl/
    • (America) IPA: [-ɾɫ]
Noun

chattel (plural chattels)

  1. Tangible, movable property.
    • 1990, Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, Good Omens, Corgi, p.387
      […] although of course the firm had changed hands many times over the centuries, […] But the box has always been part of the chattels, as it were.
  2. A slave.
    • 1955, J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring [Book 2, Chapter 1 - Many Meetings]
      Not all his servants and chattels are wraiths!
Related terms Translations
  • German: Habe, bewegliches Gut
  • Russian: движимое иму́щество
Translations
  • Russian: раб



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