purparty

purparty

[pur-pahr-tee]
noun Law.
a share of an estate held by coparceners that is apportioned to one upon the division of the estate among them.
Also, pourparty.


Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English purpartie < Anglo-French, Old French, equivalent to pur, pour for (see pro1) + partie partition, share; see party

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