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hereditament Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun any property (real or personal or mixed) that can be inherited
WordNet

Her`e*dit"a*ment noun
Etymology
LL. hereditamentum. See Hereditable.
Definitions
  1. (Law) Any species of property that may be inherited; lands, tenements, anything corporeal or incorporeal, real, personal, or mixed, that may descend to an heir. Blackstone. ✍ A corporeal hereditament is visible and tangible; an incorporeal hereditament is not in itself visible or tangible, being an hereditary right, interest, or obligation, as duty to pay rent, or a right of way.

Webster 1913


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