Definition of 'chattel'
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I pitied them both, so young and so publicly displayed, the wealth of two folks offered to one another as chattel for an alliance. THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN (2002)of the image of a young woman, given like a chattel to a man who could do exactly what he liked with her. TIME OF THE WOLF (2002)She would be his chattel or his wife, or whatever it was he wanted, and he felt blessed. YELLOW BIRD (2002)
"You speak of her as if she is a chattel of Drogheda," he said, his voice now harsh. THE THORN BIRDS (2002)
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