Movables
Movable Mov"a*ble, n.; pl. {Movables}. 1. An article of wares or goods; a commodity; a piece of property not fixed, or not a part of real estate; generally, in the plural, goods; wares; furniture. [Also spelled {moveable}.] [1913 Webster]

Furnished with the most rich and princely movables. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

2. (Rom. Law) Property not attached to the soil. [1913 Webster]

Note: The word is not convertible with personal property, since rents and similar incidents of the soil which are personal property by our law are immovables by the Roman law. --Wharton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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