Goods; home; possessions. Within the Roman law, this term ended up being regularly designate all types of home, genuine, individual, and combined, but had been more strictly placed on real estate. In modern civil-law, it provides both private property (technically so-called) and chattels real, therefore corresponding towards French biens. In the common law, its usage was confined on de- scriptlon of movable products. Tisdale v. Harris, 20 Pick. (size.) 13 ; Penniinan v. French, 17 choose. (Mass.) 404, 28 Am. Dec. 309.