noun. ['ˈtʃætəl'] personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc).
- personal estate
- personal property
- personal chattel
- chatel (Middle English (1100-1500))
- chatel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Words that Rhyme with Chattel
Example sentences of the word chattel
1. Noun, singular or mass
Slaves worked in households and on farms and were considered chattel – i.e., the property of their owners.