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Definitionleave (or give by will) usually upon death
- No. I merely say, with quite another view, you are probably aware I have some property to bequeath to my child?'Chapters 37-39 (36% in)
- Of this he bequeathed the interest of one thousand to Mr. Peggotty for his life; on his decease, the principal to be equally divided between Peggotty, little Emily, and me, or the survivor or survivors of us, share and share alike.Chapters 31-33 (2% in)
- All the rest he died possessed of, he bequeathed to Peggotty; whom he left residuary legatee, and sole executrix of that his last will and testament.Chapters 31-33 (3% in)
There are no more uses of "bequeath" in David Copperfield.
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