Personal property; movable property; chattels. An abstract of personal. In old practice, an action was said to be in the personalty, where it was brought against the right person or the person against whom In law It lay. Old Nat Brev. 92; Cowell. Quasi personalty. Things which are movable in point of law, though fixed to things real, either actually, as emblements, (fructus indus triales,) fixtures, etc.; or fictitiously, as chattels real, leases for years, etc.