household furniture

Not necessarily synonymous with "household goods". As the term appears in a statement of the subject matter of a fire insurance policy:–a variety of articles chiefly associated with the household in their general nature and use. Anno: 41 ALR2d 720; 29 Am J Rev ed Ins § 298. As the term appears in a statute exempting certain property from execution:–those articles which, not becoming fixtures, are designed in their manufacture originally as instruments of the household, essential or useful for comfortable living persons. 31 Am J Rev ed Exemp § 73. See necessary household furniture.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • necessary household furniture — Articles of household furniture which are indispensable or requisite for living in a convenient and comfortable manner. 31 Am J2d Exemp § 73 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Household — House hold , a. Belonging to the house and family; domestic; as, household furniture; household affairs. [1913 Webster] {Household bread}, bread made in the house for common use; hence, bread that is not of the finest quality. [Obs.] {Household… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Household bread — Household House hold , a. Belonging to the house and family; domestic; as, household furniture; household affairs. [1913 Webster] {Household bread}, bread made in the house for common use; hence, bread that is not of the finest quality. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Household gods — Household House hold , a. Belonging to the house and family; domestic; as, household furniture; household affairs. [1913 Webster] {Household bread}, bread made in the house for common use; hence, bread that is not of the finest quality. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Household troops — Household House hold , a. Belonging to the house and family; domestic; as, household furniture; household affairs. [1913 Webster] {Household bread}, bread made in the house for common use; hence, bread that is not of the finest quality. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furniture — Articles of common household use or ornament, excluding articles which have a personal history or peculiar relation as keepsakes to the proprietor or his family or which are kept for some special purpose which is independent of housekeeping. 15… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • household — /ˈhaʊshoʊld / (say howshohld) noun 1. the people of a house collectively; in previous times, a family, including servants, etc.; a domestic establishment. –adjective 2. of or relating to a household; domestic: household furniture. 3. used for… …   Australian English dictionary

  • household — /hows hohld , ohld /, n. 1. the people of a house collectively; a family including its servants. adj. 2. of or pertaining to a household: household furniture. 3. for use in maintaining a home, esp. for use in cooking, cleaning, laundering,… …   Universalium

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  • household effects — Articles having some connection with the management of a household. 57 Am J1st Wills § 1347. <b></b>See household furniture …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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