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hereditament


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hereditament  \Her`e*dit"a*ment\,  n.  [LL.  hereditamentum  See 
  {Hereditable}.]  (Law) 
  Any  species  of  property  that  may  be  inherited;  lands, 
  tenements,  anything  corporeal  or  incorporeal,  real,  personal, 
  or  mixed,  that  may  descend  to  an  heir.  --Blackstone. 
 
  Note:  A  corporeal  hereditament  is  visible  and  tangible;  an 
  incorporeal  hereditament  is  not  in  itself  visible  or 
  tangible,  being  an  hereditary  right  interest,  or 
  obligation,  as  duty  to  pay  rent,  or  a  right  of  way 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hereditament 
  n  :  any  property  (real  or  personal  or  mixed)  that  can  be 
  inherited 




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