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(of e.g. property) capable of being parted or divided

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Partible penitents: Dividual personhood and Christian practice in Melanesia and the West.
Law does not define partible inheritance, but it determines, in an indirect way, in relation with the number and quality of heirs who are entitled to a portion of an estate, that is the portion from the inheritance that represents the partible inheritance, specifying what is the disposable portion of the estate that the testate can freely dispose of.
In the third chapter, Locklin examines the legal situation of Breton women, outlining the merits of the partible inheritance system.
A few children stayed at home, such as the designated heir of a peasant household in areas of impartible inheritance, or peasant boys indiscriminately in areas of partible inheritance; likewise, the son or sons likely to inherit from a merchant father.
Given that Shakespeare's play dramatizes the hugely tragic effects of partible inheritance, announced verbally, as it was at the outset of Shakespeare's play, and thus also of assigning real property to daughters, it was perhaps inevitable that playwrights keen to produce comedies found it necessary to conclude by celebrating inheritance by a single male.
Our baby is already dead; why should not the south also have theirs sliced up into partible commodities?
Mennonites brought to North America an egalitarian system of bilateral partible inheritance that "served to secure the economic and social foundations of cohesive, Christian, frontier communities" (34).
During the first two centuries of Islamic history, Muslims throughout the Near East found themselves subject to these compulsory rules of partible inheritance.
He presented the latest tally of beliefs in so-called partible paternity at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science last week in Anaheim, Calif.
Partible inheritance was rare for both groups and the land was seldom split.
Selected alumni include John Bailey, Bob Beemer, Francie Calfo, Brian Helgeland, Francis Lawrence, Lauren Montgomery, Jack Orman, Van Partible and James Wong, among others.
In Mark Mosko's (2010) model of partible personhood, which he deems characteristic of Melanesia, persons detach an appropriate part of themselves when they engage in exchange (giving items of food, wealth, knowledge, etc.
Meanwhile, in France and the Netherlands, a regime of "community of goods" and strictly partible inheritance spurred parents to vigilance and induced them to ally with courts against sub rosa matches.
Unlike other European elites, who depended on primogeniture to insure the continuity of family lineages, Hurwich has found that before 1650 German nobles preferred to divide their properties among their offspring--a group she calls "a community of heirs"--through various methods of partible inheritance (31).
An investigation of over 600 wills has revealed that, in fact, Britain's burgeoning middle class was finding reasons to prefer partible inheritance above primogeniture--an arrangement which served the purposes of a landholding elite.