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bequeath
used in The House of the Seven Gables

3 uses
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Definition
give or pass down — often upon death in a will
  • But there is no one thing which men so rarely do, whatever the provocation or inducement, as to bequeath patrimonial property away from their own blood.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (74% in)
  • Had he not bequeathed a legacy of hatred against the Pyncheons to this only grandson, who, as it appeared, was now about to exercise a subtle influence over the daughter of his enemy's house?
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (72% in)
  • By Uncle Jaffrey's last will and testament, as you are aware, his entire property was bequeathed to me, with the single exception of a life interest to yourself in this old family mansion, and the strip of patrimonial estate remaining attached to it."
    Chapter 15 — The Scowl and Smile (69% in)

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