ENTIRETY, or, ENTIERTIE
This word denotes the whole, in
contradistinction to moiety, which denotes the half part. A hushand and
wife, when jointly seized of land, are seized by entierties and not "pur
mie" as joint tenants are. Jacobs Law Dict., 4 Kent, 362, 2 Kent, 132,
Hartv. Johnson, 3 Penna. Law Journ. 350, 357.
Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition
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