Appurtenances, pertinentia, derived from the French appartenir, to belong to.) Signify things both corporeal and incorporeal appertaining to another thing as principal: as hamlets to a chief manor; and common of pasture, piscary, &c. Also liberties and services of tenants. Brit. cap. 39. [...] Common appurtenant may be to a house, pasture, &c. Out-houses, yards, orchards, and gardens are appurtenant to a messuage; but lands cannot properly be said to be appurtenant to a messuage. 1 Lill. Abr. 91. And one messuage cannot be appurtenant to another. Ibid. ...

Source: Jacob, Giles, and T.E. Tomlins. The Law-Dictionary: explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State, of the English Law, &c. Vol. I. New York: Riley, & Philadelphia: P. Byrne, 1811.

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