Definition of parcener in English:
nounEnglish Law , historical
A person who shares with others in the inheritance of an undivided estate or in the rights to it.
- Parceners should, before partition, be jointly sued, though they be entitled to the estate by different descents.
- In either of these cases, all the parceners put together make but one heir, and have but one estate among them.
- Where judgment for debt is had against one parcener, the lands of both may be taken in execution.
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