corporeal hereditament

corporeal hereditament
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corporeal hereditament UK US noun [C]
LAW something that is received by someone from a person who has died that physically exists, for example, a building
Compare INCORPOREAL HEREDITAMENT(Cf. ↑incorporeal hereditament)

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  • donee of a corporeal hereditament — index feoffee Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • one who gives a corporeal hereditament — index feoffor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hereditament — her‧e‧dit‧a‧ment [ˌherˈdɪtəmənt] noun [countable] LAW a piece of property that can be inheritEd: • Rates are not payable on any unoccupied hereditament for any period during which the owner was prohibited by law from occupying the property.… …   Financial and business terms

  • Hereditament — Her e*dit a*ment, n. [LL. hereditamentum. See {Hereditable}.] (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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hereditament — her·e·dit·a·ment /ˌher ə di tə mənt/ n [Medieval Latin hereditamentum, from Late Latin hereditare to inherit, from Latin hered heres heir]: inheritable property Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Hereditament — In law, a hereditament (from Lat. hereditare , to inherit, heres , heir) is any kind of property that can be inherited.Hereditaments are divided into corporeal and incorporeal. Corporeal hereditaments are such as affect the senses, and may be… …   Wikipedia

  • Hereditament — That which could be inherited. As it suggests, corporeal hereditament was something physical, such as land or goods; incorporeal hereditament was intangible but real, e.g. a right to something; as *Bracton says, an incorporeal thing does not… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • hereditament — Real property Originally, it was property that would be inherited by the heir on intestacy. Corporeal hereditaments are physical real property, such as land, buildings, trees, and minerals. Incorporeal hereditaments are intangible rights, such as …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Incorporeal hereditament — Incorporeal In cor*po re*al, a. [Pref. in not + corporeal: cf. L. incorporeus. Cf. {Incorporal}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not corporeal; not having a material body or form; not consisting of matter; immaterial. [1913 Webster] Thus incorporeal spirits… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feoffment — /féfmsnt/fiyfment/ The gift of any corporeal hereditament to another, operating by transmutation of possession, and requiring, as essential to its completion, that the seisin be passed, which might be accomplished either by investiture or by… …   Black's law dictionary

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