noun, plural per·son·al·ties. Law.
Origin of personalty
Examples from the Web for personalty
His mansion, realty and personalty includes what they have jointly earned as well as that of which he was possessed at marriage.
It is interpreted so as to give, in many cases, more to the eldest son than the real estate and his share of the personalty.
No good reason can be shown why the process should not be applied to personalty and to debts as well as to land.Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (1 of 2) (1888)|William Henry Hurlbert
(b.) if personalty yields the same income, or is of the capital value of four thousand pounds or upwards, free of all charges.England's Case Against Home Rule|Albert Venn Dicey
To the best of my recollections, the personalty was about six hundred thousand francs.Colonel Chabert|Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for personalty
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for personalty
Word Origin and History for personalty
legal term, late 15c., from Anglo-French personaltie, corresponding to Middle French personalite, from Medieval Latin personalitas (see personality).