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bequest:

see legacylegacy,
bequest by will of personal property, similar in many respects to a gift causa mortis. A legacy ordinarily is distinguished from a devise, which transfers real property by will. The person who receives a legacy is called a legatee. Legacies are of various types.
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bequest

Law a gift of property by will, esp personal property
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Should the soldier bequeath a sword to his son, the monarch bequeath a crown?
If a testator bequeaths a residence outright to a beneficiary and the beneficiary uses the residence as a principal residence for the requisite period, the beneficiary will be entitled to the gain exclusion under Sec.
A spokesman said: "They may not feel obliged to bequeath money to loved ones, but they certainly won't want to leave it to the taxman.
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Henry has one remaining son; he dotes upon the doltish John (Rafe Spall) but is loathe to bequeath his current mistress, Alais (Julia Vysotsky), the sister of France's young King Philip (Jonathan Rhys-Meyers), to any heir, something he feels he must do in order to maintain a hold upon her country.
00) is at least six years older than any of today's opponents and the race's pensioner may have most to fear from Bequeath, trained by Henry Cecil.
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The parent's will would bequeath the preferred stock to a marital trust for the surviving spouse (typically structured as a qualified terminable interest property (QTIP) trust in order to maintain control of the ultimate disposition of stock in the stockholder parent's will).
So blessed be sloth, the mossy beast, who's camouflaged in grace,/that even when he's shot beneath, his claws hold him in place;/his vision upwards thus bequeaths suspension of god's face.
In the historic document Shakespeare bizarrely bequeaths to his wife his 'second best bed' while friends and family receive the lion's share of his wealth.