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bequeath
used in Jane Eyre

2 uses
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Definition
give or pass down — often upon death in a will
  • Providence has blessed my endeavours to secure a competency; and as I am unmarried and childless, I wish to adopt her during my life, and bequeath her at my death whatever I may have to leave.
    Chapter 21 (91% in)
  • My father always cherished the idea that he would atone for his error by leaving his possessions to us; that letter informs us that he has bequeathed every penny to the other relation, with the exception of thirty guineas, to be divided between St. John, Diana, and Mary Rivers, for the purchase of three mourning rings.
    Chapter 30 (96% in)

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