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chattel
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
owned property (in law, tangible property other than real estate)
  • I will be your chattel.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (36% in)
  • Quite the contrary, they thought they had every right, for Richard had been given to them as a chattel, and they did not even see the necessity of feeding him.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (37% in)

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