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bequeath
used in Middlemarch

2 uses
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Definition
give or pass down — often upon death in a will
  • And at the sound of the first "give and bequeath" she could see all complexions changing subtly, as if some faint vibration were passing through them, save that of Mr. Rigg.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (13% in)
  • The general expectation now was that the "much" would fall to Fred Vincy, but the Vincys themselves were surprised when ten thousand pounds in specified investments were declared to be bequeathed to him:—was the land coming too?
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (14% in)

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