Not consisting of matter. 2. Things incorporeal. are those which are not the object of sense, which cannot be seen or felt, but which we can easily, conceive in the understanding, as rights, actions, successions, easements, and the like.
Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition
Without body; not of materia] nature; the opposite of “corporeal,” (9. v.. Incorporeal chattels. A class of incorporeal rights growing out of or incident to things personal; such as patent-rights and copyrights. 2 Steph. Comm. 72. See Boreel v. New York, 2 Sandf. (N. Y.) 559. Incorporeal hereditaments. See HEREDITAMENTS. Incorporeal property. In the civil law. That which consists in legal right merely. The same as choses in action at common law. Incorporeal things. In the civil law. Things which can neither be seen nor touched, such as consist in rights only, such as the mind alone can perceive. Inst. 2, 2; Civ. Code La. 1900, art. 460; Sullivan v. Richardson, 33 Fla. 1, 14 South. 692.