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Word: bequeath

Definition: leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest


Sentences Containing 'bequeath'

I merely say, with quite another view, you are probably aware I have some property to bequeath to my child?'
ngle in the second; which treasure I bequeath and leave en...tire to him as my sole heir.
which treasure I bequeath and leave en...as my sole heir.

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