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bequest
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
a gift specified in a will (upon death)
  • I took the paper from him and read as follows: "TO THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE: On account of the bequest of the late Ezekiah Hopkins, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., there is now another vacancy open which entitles a member of the League to a salary of £4 a week for purely nominal services.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (13% in)

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