worldly goods

worldly goods
Goods to be enjoyed by one in his present state of existence. That property which one must leave behind when he departs this life. Subject to construction as including both real and personal property of a testator. 57 Am J1st Wills § 1343.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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