Personal, movable property. Used in contrast to realty.
More example sentences
- The transition from realty to personalty with the prospect of reincarnation as a corporeal hereditament does not seem to me to be relevant.
- The rules about inheriting realty and personalty were very different.
- The 1860 census is better suited to this purpose because its schedule for free inhabitants included property values for both realty and personalty.
Definition of personalty in:
- The British & World English dictionary