He'd not just claimed her in deed but had the nerve to brand her like chattel as well!
Some lenders offer chattel loans that can be used to purchase the home itself, but not land.
The slave was considered by pagans to be a mere chattel: a possession with no rights or liberties.
chattel slavery is closest to the old form of slavery.
chattel mortgage A fixed charge granted over a moveable asset.
chattel houses is a must see.
He is also condemning woman's traditional role as her husband's chattel, through Sieglinde's situation in her loveless marriage to Hunding.
estopped by convention from denying that the bungalow was a chattel.
The chattel slave was becoming a predial serf, attached to the soil and owing his master certain fixed services and returns in kind.
What an idiot I would be to make chattel slaves of them.
It is at least as feeble as the case for chattel slavery.
The ardu was a slave, his master's chattel, and formed a very numerous class.
This was doubtless the general view of the time; Ben-Sira frankly regards the servant as a chattel (Ecclus, xxxiii.
In most parts of the world, women are no longer legally regarded as chattel.
"I'm not chattel," she muttered.
chattel slaves of them.
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