easement in gross

easement in gross
easement in gross see easement

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

easement in gross
n.
An easement that belongs to a person, not to a piece of property.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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  • easement — /eez meuhnt/, n. 1. Law. a right held by one property owner to make use of the land of another for a limited purpose, as right of passage. 2. an easing; relief. 3. something that gives ease; a convenience. 4. Archit. a curved joint. [1350 1400;… …   Universalium

  • in gross — In a large quantity or sum; without deduction, division, or particulars; by wholesale. At large, in one sum; not annexed to or dependent upon another thing. Common in gross is such as is neither appendant nor appurtenant to land, but is annexed… …   Black's law dictionary

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