from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Privately owned items, such as keys, an identification card, or a wallet or watch, that are regularly worn or carried on one's person.
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- n. Plural form of personal effect. Items of personal property that one carries on one's person, including identification, jewelry, and clothing.
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- n. property of a personal character that is portable but not used in business
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