Property Prop"er*ty, v. t. [1913 Webster] 1. To invest which properties, or qualities. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To make a property of; to appropriate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

They have here propertied me. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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