Separate estate
Separate Sep"a*rate, p. a. [L. separatus, p. p. ] 1. Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; -- said of things once connected. [1913 Webster]

Him that was separate from his brethren. --Gen. xlix. 26. [1913 Webster]

2. Unconnected; not united or associated; distinct; -- said of things that have not been connected. [1913 Webster]

For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinnere. --Heb. vii. 26. [1913 Webster]

3. Disunited from the body; disembodied; as, a separate spirit; the separate state of souls. [1913 Webster]

{Separate estate} (Law), an estate limited to a married woman independent of her husband.

{Separate maintenance} (Law), an allowance made to a wife by her husband under deed of separation. [1913 Webster] -- {Sep"a*rate*ly}, adv. -- {Sep"a*rate*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • separate estate — see estate 2 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

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  • separate estate of wife — A property owned, held and controlled by a married woman free from the dominion or control by the husband, as provided in equity or by Married Woman s Acts. 26 Am J1st H & W §§ 34 et seq. A property placed by law in the ownership, management, and …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • Separate — Sep a*rate, p. a. [L. separatus, p. p. ] 1. Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; said of things once connected. [1913 Webster] Him that was separate from his brethren. Gen. xlix. 26. [1913 Webster] 2. Unconnected;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Separate maintenance — Separate Sep a*rate, p. a. [L. separatus, p. p. ] 1. Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; said of things once connected. [1913 Webster] Him that was separate from his brethren. Gen. xlix. 26. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • estate — The degree, quantity, nature, and extent of interest which a person has in real and personal property. An estate in lands, tenements, and hereditaments signifies such interest as the tenant has therein. 2 Bl.Comm. 103. The condition or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • estate — The degree, quantity, nature, and extent of interest which a person has in real and personal property. An estate in lands, tenements, and hereditaments signifies such interest as the tenant has therein. 2 Bl.Comm. 103. The condition or… …   Black's law dictionary

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