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personal(Individual), adjective characteristic, discriminative, distinct, distinguishing, own, particular, peculiar, private, select, specific
Associated concepts: personal action, personal appearance, personal communication, personal covenant, personal effects, personal estate, personal exemption, personal exxenses, personal goods, personal injury, personal judggent, personal jurisdiction, personal liability, personal obligation, personal privilege, personal property, personal representative, personal rights, personal safety, personal service of process, personal services, personal transaction, personally responsible
personal(Private), adjective buried, clandestine, closed, concealed, confidential, covert, cryptic, hidden, privatus, privy, restricted, secret, singular, undisclosed, unrevealed, unshared, untold, veiled
Associated concepts: personal articles, personal belongings
See also: confidential, individual, intimate, particular, private, privy, separate, several, subjective, unofficial
PERSONAL. Belonging to the person.
2. This adjective is frequently employed in connection with substantives, things, goods, chattels, actions, right, duties, and the like as personal estate, put in opposition to real estate; personal actions, in contradistinction to real actions; personal rights are those which belong to the person; personal duties are those which are to be performed in person.
POINDING, PERSONAL, Scotch law. Poinding of the goods belonging to the
debtor; and of those goods only.
2. It may have for its warrant either letters of horning, containing a clause for poinding, and then it is executed by messengers; or precepts of poinding, granted by sheriffs, commissaries, &c., which are executed by their proper officers. No cattle pertaining to the plough, nor instruments of tillage, can be poinded in the time of laboring or tilling the ground, unless where the debtor, has no other goods that may be poinded. Ersk. Pr. L. Soot. 3, 6, 11. See Distress, to which this process is somewhat similar.