Word of the day

Owelty –  a lien created or a pecuniary sum paid by order of the court to effect an equitable partition of property (as in divorce) when such a partition in kind would be impossible, impracticable, or prejudicial to one of the parties; equality as established by a sum of money, etc., given in compensation after a division of property into parts of unequal value; the establishment of equality in this way; the difference in price between two such pieces of property.

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