Chattel sentence example
He'd not just claimed her in deed but had the nerve to brand her like chattel as well!
In most parts of the world, women are no longer legally regarded as chattel.
Some lenders offer chattel loans that can be used to purchase the home itself, but not land.
It is at least as feeble as the case for chattel slavery.
He is also condemning woman's traditional role as her husband's chattel, through Sieglinde's situation in her loveless marriage to Hunding.Advertisement
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.
The ardu was a slave, his master's chattel, and formed a very numerous class.