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party wall

noun

  1. a wall used, or usable, as a part of contiguous structures.


party wall

noun

  1. property law a wall separating two properties or pieces of land and over which each of the adjoining owners has certain rights


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Other Words From

  • party-walled adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of party wall1

First recorded in 1660–70

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Example Sentences

These two are somewhat thicker than the others, and carry the party-wall of the Sala del Scrutinio.

Stationing the master's mate as a mark, he laid off five paces at right angles with the first line from the party-wall.

My dungeon was in a casemate, the fore part of which, six feet wide and ten feet long, was divided by a party wall.

The stagnation of life on the Garland side of the party-wall began to have a very gloomy effect by the contrast.

Then, supposing Monsieur Molineux does allow me to cut a door in the wall, is it a party-wall?

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