abuttal

[ uh-buht-l ]
/ əˈbʌt l /

noun

abuttals,
  1. those parts of one piece of land that abut on adjacent lands; boundaries.
  2. Also buttals.Law. the boundary lines of a piece of land in relation to adjacent lands.
the act or state of abutting.

QUIZZES

HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Test your memory on these verbal firecrackers from the week of June 29 to July 5!
Question 1 of 7
anchorite

Origin of abuttal

First recorded in 1620–30; abut + -al2

Words nearby abuttal

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for abuttals

abuttals
/ (əˈbʌtəlz) /

pl n

property law the boundaries of a plot of land where it abuts against other property
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012