Chose transitory
Chose Chose, n.; pl. {Choses}. [F., fr. L. causa cause, reason. See {Cause}.] (Law) A thing; personal property. [1913 Webster]

{Chose in action}, a thing of which one has not possession or actual enjoyment, but only a right to it, or a right to demand it by action at law, and which does not exist at the time in specie; a personal right to a thing not reduced to possession, but recoverable by suit at law; as a right to recover money due on a contract, or damages for a tort, which can not be enforced against a reluctant party without suit.

{Chose in possession}, a thing in possession, as distinguished from a thing in action.

{Chose local}, a thing annexed to a place, as a mill.

{Chose transitory}, a thing which is movable. --Cowell. Blount. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • chose transitory — A thing which is movable, and may be taken away or carried from place to place …   Black's law dictionary

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  • Chose (law) — Chose (pronounced: shows , French for thing ), a term used in the common law tradition in different senses. Chose local is a thing annexed to a place, as a mill. A chose transitory is that which is movable, and can be carried from place to place …   Wikipedia

  • Chose — (pronounced: shows , French for thing ), is a term used in common law tradition in different senses. Chose local is a thing annexed to a place, such as a mill. A chose transitory is something movable, that can be carried from place to place.… …   Wikipedia

  • Chose — Chose, n.; pl. {Choses}. [F., fr. L. causa cause, reason. See {Cause}.] (Law) A thing; personal property. [1913 Webster] {Chose in action}, a thing of which one has not possession or actual enjoyment, but only a right to it, or a right to demand… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chose in action — Chose Chose, n.; pl. {Choses}. [F., fr. L. causa cause, reason. See {Cause}.] (Law) A thing; personal property. [1913 Webster] {Chose in action}, a thing of which one has not possession or actual enjoyment, but only a right to it, or a right to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chose in possession — Chose Chose, n.; pl. {Choses}. [F., fr. L. causa cause, reason. See {Cause}.] (Law) A thing; personal property. [1913 Webster] {Chose in action}, a thing of which one has not possession or actual enjoyment, but only a right to it, or a right to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chose local — Chose Chose, n.; pl. {Choses}. [F., fr. L. causa cause, reason. See {Cause}.] (Law) A thing; personal property. [1913 Webster] {Chose in action}, a thing of which one has not possession or actual enjoyment, but only a right to it, or a right to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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