Alienable



capable of being sold or transferred.
Historical Examples

It should be mentioned that not every part of territory is alienable by the owner-State.
International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2) Lassa Francis Oppenheim

The first or lowest consisted of villains in gross, who were alienable at pleasure.
Thoughts On The Necessity Of Improving The Condition Of The Slaves Thomas Clarkson

A man’s character, it will be argued, is an alienable personal possession.
Determinism or Free-Will? Chapman Cohen

The discovery that he had an alienable superiority over free land and free landowners would sharpen this rule.
Domesday Book and Beyond Frederic William Maitland

And so, again, the lords rights under the commendation seem to constitute an alienable and heritable seignory.
Domesday Book and Beyond Frederic William Maitland

An interesse termini is a right in rem, alienable at common law, and transmissible to the executors of the lessee.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6 Various

Every man may engage his services and his time; but he cannot sell himself; his person is not an alienable property.
The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III. Thomas Paine

Only pieces of land together with the appurtenant territorial waters are alienable parts of territory.
International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2) Lassa Francis Oppenheim

adjective
(law) (of property) transferable to another owner
adj.

1610s; see alien (adj.) + -able. Related: Alienability.

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