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Joint tenants own their estate by the moiety.


Joint Tenancy.

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(moy-et-tee) n. Half. Generally a reference to interest in real property, moiety is seldom used today.

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(pronounced ‘moy-ettee’) a half
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MOIETY. The half of anything; as, if a testator bequeath one moiety of his estate to A, and the other to B, each shall take an equal part. Joint tenants are said to hold by moieties. Lit. 125; 3 M. G. & S. 274, 283

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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