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appurtenance


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Appurtenance  \Ap*pur"te*nance\,  n.  [OF.  apurtenaunce 
  apartenance  F.  appartenance,  LL  appartenentia  from  L. 
  appertinere  See  {Appertain}.] 
  That  which  belongs  to  something  else;  an  adjunct;  an 
  appendage;  an  accessory;  something  annexed  to  another  thing 
  more  worthy;  in  common  parlance  and  legal  acceptation, 
  something  belonging  to  another  thing  as  principal,  and  which 
  passes  as  incident  to  it  as  a  right  of  way  or  other 
  easement  to  land;  a  right  of  common  to  pasture,  an  outhouse, 
  barn,  garden,  or  orchard,  to  a  house  or  messuage.  In  a  strict 
  legal  sense  land  can  never  pass  as  an  appurtenance  to  land. 
  --Tomlins.  --Bouvier.  --Burrill. 
 
  Globes  .  .  .  provided  as  appurtenances  to  astronomy. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  The  structure  of  the  eye,  and  of  its  appurtenances. 
  --Reid. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  appurtenance 
  n  :  a  supplementary  component  [syn:  {accessory},  {supplement}] 




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