Purparty
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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  • purparty — pur·par·ty / pər ˌpär tē/ n [Anglo French pourpartie, from Old French pur pour for + partie division]: a share or portion of an estate allotted by a partition to a coparcener Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • purparty — /parpartiy/ That part of an estate which, having been held in common by parceners, is by partition allotted to any of them. To make purparty is to divide and sever the lands which fall to parceners. Formerly pourparty. The word purport is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • purparty — /perr pahr tee/, n. Law. a share of an estate held by coparceners that is apportioned to one upon the division of the estate among them. Also, pourparty. [1275 1325; ME purpartie < AF, OF, equiv. to pur, pour for (see PRO1) + partie partition,… …   Universalium

  • purparty — noun A share, part, or portion of an estate allotted to a coparcener. I am forced to eat all the game of your purparties, as well as my own thirds …   Wiktionary

  • purparty — n. share of an inheritance that has been divided among several coheirs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • purparty — pur·par·ty …   English syllables

  • purparty — Same as purpart …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • purparty — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   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

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