In the civil law. Every species of immovable which can be the subject ofproperty; such as lands, houses, orchards, woods, marshes, ponds, etc., in whatevermode they may have been acquired, either by descent or purchase. 3 Toullier, no. 472.In Scotch law. Land, and all property connected with land; real estate, as distinguishedfrom movables, or personal estate. Bell.