Her`e*dit"a*ment (?), n. [LL. hereditamentum. See Hereditable.] Law

Any species of property that may be inherited; lands, tenements, anything corporeal or incorporeal, real, personal, or mixed, that may descend to an heir.

Blackstone.

⇒ A corporeal hereditament is visible and tangible; an incorporeal hereditament is not in itself visible or tangible, being an hereditary right, interest, or obligation, as duty to pay rent, or a right of way.

 

© Webster 1913.

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