That which is peculiar or proper to any person; that which belongs exclusively to one. In the strict sense, an aggregate of rights which are guaranteed and protected by the law. The term is said to extend to every species of valuable right and interest. More specifically, ownership; the unrestricted and exclusive right.-to a thing; the right to dispose of a thing in every legal way, to possess it, to use it, and to exclude everyone else from interfering with it. The highest right a man can have to anything; being used to refer to that right which one has to lands or tenements, goods or chattels, which no way depends on another man’s courtesy.