purparty

[ pur-pahr-tee ]

nounLaw.
  1. a share of an estate held by coparceners that is apportioned to one upon the division of the estate among them.

Origin of purparty

1
1275–1325; Middle English purpartie<Anglo-French, Old French, equivalent to pur, pour for (see pro1) + partie partition, share; see party

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