to bequeath legacy


to bequeath legacy
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  • Bequeath — Be*queath (b[ e]*kw[=e][th] ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bequeathed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bequeathing}.] [OE. biquethen, AS. becwe[eth]an to say, affirm, bequeath; pref. be + cwe[eth]an to say, speak. See {Quoth}.] 1. To give or leave by will; to give by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bequeath — be·queath /bi kwēth, kwēt̲h̲/ vt [Old English becwethan to speak to, address, leave by will, from be to, about + cwethan to say]: to give by will used esp. of personal property but sometimes of real property; see also legacy, legatee compare de …   Law dictionary

  • legacy — leg·a·cy / le gə sē/ n pl cies [Medieval Latin legatio, from Latin legare to bequeath]: a gift of property by will; specif: a gift of personal property by will: bequest see also ademption compare devise conjoint leg …   Law dictionary

  • Legacy — Leg a*cy (l[e^]g [.a]*s[y^]), n.; pl. {Legacies} ( s[i^]z). [L. (assumed) legatia, for legatum, from legare to appoint by last will, to bequeath as a legacy, to depute: cf. OF. legat legacy. See {Legate}.] 1. A gift of property by will, esp. of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Legacy duty — Legacy Leg a*cy (l[e^]g [.a]*s[y^]), n.; pl. {Legacies} ( s[i^]z). [L. (assumed) legatia, for legatum, from legare to appoint by last will, to bequeath as a legacy, to depute: cf. OF. legat legacy. See {Legate}.] 1. A gift of property by will,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Legacy hunter — Legacy Leg a*cy (l[e^]g [.a]*s[y^]), n.; pl. {Legacies} ( s[i^]z). [L. (assumed) legatia, for legatum, from legare to appoint by last will, to bequeath as a legacy, to depute: cf. OF. legat legacy. See {Legate}.] 1. A gift of property by will,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • legacy — noun 1 money/property VERB + LEGACY ▪ bequeath (sb), leave (sb) ▪ get, receive ▪ He received a large legacy from his uncle. PREPOSITION ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • bequeath — A legacy, that is, a disposition of personal property by will. Hoellinger v Molzhon 77 ND 108, 41 NW 2d 217, 19 ALR2d 747; often considered to include either a legacy of personalty or a devise of real estate. 57 Am J1st Wills § 1400. To make a… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • legacy — n. (pl. ies) 1 a gift left in a will. 2 something handed down by a predecessor (legacy of corruption). Phrases and idioms: legacy hunter a person who pays court to another to secure a legacy. Etymology: ME f. OF legacie legateship f. med.L… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bequeath — verb Bequeath is used with these nouns as the object: ↑collection, ↑estate, ↑legacy …   Collocations dictionary

  • leave a legacy — I (accomplish) verb bring about, consummate, dedicate, enrich, fulfill, make a contribution to society, minister, pass down, realize, redound to, succeed II (bequeath) verb allot, assign, bestow, demise, descend, devise, dispense, donate, endow,… …   Law dictionary


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