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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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According to the Torah, for example, a man is not free to bequeath his property to whomever he wishes.
I now hereby bequeath to her my house and all that land with appurtenances outhouses etc.
Perrin, of Lambay Court, Malahide, Co Dublin, denies deceptively inducing Mr Davis to bequeath half his estate at Fairview Strand on January 22, 2009.
BRITISH pet owners are set to bequeath a staggering pounds 26bn to their pets and many will do so without telling their family or friends, research suggests.
I also give and bequeath unto Joseph Dochsteder my youngest son to him and his heirs and assigns, forever, the Homestead farm being Lot No.
Omar accused foreign sides, "including Iran, of aiming to destabilize Egypt by financing Egyptian (opposition) groups and organizations and disseminating claims of attempts to bequeath power (to Gamal).