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 for Chattel
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chattel \Chat"tel\, n. [OF. chatel; another form of catel. See
     Cattle.] (Law)
     Any item of movable or immovable property except the
     freehold, or the things which are parcel of it. It is a more
     extensive term than goods or effects.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: Chattels are personal or real: personal are such as are
           movable, as goods, plate, money; real are such rights
           in land as are less than a freehold, as leases,
           mortgages, growing corn, etc.
           [1913 Webster]
     Chattel mortgage (Law), a mortgage on personal property, as
        distinguished from one on real property.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable
           property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc) [syn:
           chattel, personal chattel, movable]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  42 Moby Thesaurus words for "chattel":
     acquest, belongings, bondmaid, bondman, bondslave, bondsman,
     bondswoman, captive, chattel slave, chattels, churl, concubine,
     debt slave, effects, estate and effects, galley slave, goods,
     havings, helot, hereditament, holdings, homager,
     incorporeal hereditament, lares and penates, liege, liege man,
     liege subject, movables, odalisque, peon, possessions, properties,
     property, serf, servant, slave, subject, theow, things, thrall,
     vassal, villein

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