Synonyms for chattels

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I would trust my wife, my children, my goods and chattels to him rather than to any one else.

The incensed conductor of the train, after boxing his ears, evicted him with all his chattels.

There is the English law, which will preserve a man's goods and his chattels.

"You should have lived at a time when women were chattels and men the masters of slaves," I said.

Minute descriptions of real property and chattels are given.

It was intimated that payment should be made for the chattels in question, or that they should be restored.

No one could tell among which pile of chattels I should be flung.

Parnapishtim now proceeds to take his family and chattels on board.

A home, a dress, are symbols, or nothing but goods and chattels.

Gen. 47:23, Joseph bought the Egyptians; were they chattels?

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., chatel "property, goods," from Old French chatel "chattels, goods, wealth, possessions, property; profit; cattle," from Late Latin capitale "property" (see cattle, which is the Old North French form of the same word). Application to slaves (1640s) is a rhetorical figure of abolitionists, etc.

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belongings

nounpersonal possessions
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