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synonyms for chattel

  • belongings
  • capital
  • effects
  • gear
  • goods
  • slave
  • wares
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How to use chattel in a sentence

Cornyn interjected the same interpretation led to the Dred Scott decision, citing “treating slaves as chattel property” as an another outcome of the expansive intrepretation of the due process clause.
JACKSON HOLDS FIRM IN QUESTIONING OVER MARRIAGE EQUALITYCHRIS JOHNSONMARCH 22, 2022WASHINGTON BLADE
The statutes require that chattel mortgages should be acknowledged and recorded.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The discharge and foreclosure of mortgages on vessels are governed for the most part by the rules that apply to chattel mortgages.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Their form remains just what it was when woman was esteemed a pretty, desirable, and incidentally a child-producing, chattel.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
He was in th' chattel morgedge business on week days an' he was a Spiritulist on Sunday.
MR. DOOLEY SAYSFINLEY DUNNE
I should say the same of a slave; he is a chattel owned by me; he is saved for my advantage, therefore I am indebted for him.
L. ANNAEUS SENECA ON BENEFITSSENECA
A hundred years ago we had chattel slavery firmly fixed as the industrial system of one-half of these United States.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
Military coercion prolonged chattel slavery, and by so doing brought what is known as the dark ages upon the world.
COMMUNISM AND CHRISTIANISMWILLIAM MONTGOMERY BROWN
Ans.: Chattel slavery, serfdom, or feudal slavery and wage slavery.
COMMUNISM AND CHRISTIANISMWILLIAM MONTGOMERY BROWN
Thomas Sims was declared "a chattel personal to all intents, uses, and purposes whatsoever."
THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
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WORDS RELATED TO CHATTEL

  • chattel
  • drudge
  • peon
  • serf
  • slave
  • thrall
  • vassal
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