pourparty
Purparty Pur"par`ty, n. [OF. pourpartie; pour for + partie a part; cf. OF. purpart a respective part.] (Law) A share, part, or portion of an estate allotted to a coparcener. [Written also {purpart}, and {pourparty}.] [1913 Webster]

I am forced to eat all the game of your purparties, as well as my own thirds. --Walpole. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pourparty — Pour par ty, n.; pl. {Pourparties}. [See {Purparty}.] (Law) A division; a divided share. [1913 Webster] {To make pourparty}, to divide and apportion lands previously held in common. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pourparty — /purpartiy/parV. To make pourparty is to divide and sever the lands that fall to parceners, which, before partition, they held jointly and pro indiviso …   Black's law dictionary

  • pourparty — /poor pahr tee/, n. Law. purparty. * * * …   Universalium

  • pourparty — n. part of an inheritance held by co heirs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pourparty — Same as partition …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pourparty — variant of purparty * * * /poor pahr tee/, n. Law. purparty …   Useful english dictionary

  • To make pourparty — Pourparty Pour par ty, n.; pl. {Pourparties}. [See {Purparty}.] (Law) A division; a divided share. [1913 Webster] {To make pourparty}, to divide and apportion lands previously held in common. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pourparties — Pourparty Pour par ty, n.; pl. {Pourparties}. [See {Purparty}.] (Law) A division; a divided share. [1913 Webster] {To make pourparty}, to divide and apportion lands previously held in common. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • purpart — Purparty Pur par ty, n. [OF. pourpartie; pour for + partie a part; cf. OF. purpart a respective part.] (Law) A share, part, or portion of an estate allotted to a coparcener. [Written also {purpart}, and {pourparty}.] [1913 Webster] I am forced to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Purparty — Pur par ty, n. [OF. pourpartie; pour for + partie a part; cf. OF. purpart a respective part.] (Law) A share, part, or portion of an estate allotted to a coparcener. [Written also {purpart}, and {pourparty}.] [1913 Webster] I am forced to eat all… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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