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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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Two open...ings have been made in these caves; the treasure is in the furthest a...ngle in the second; which treasure I bequeath and leave en...tire to him as my sole heir.
All these he bequeathed to me, with a thousand Roman crowns, which he had in ready money, on condition that I would have anniversary masses said for the repose of his soul, and that I would draw up a genealogical tree and history of his house.
The last Count of Spada, moreover, made me his heir, bequeathing to me this symbolic breviary, he bequeathed to me all it contained; no, no, make your mind satisfied on that point.
He is constant in his patronage of Peepy and is understood to have bequeathed him a favourite French clock in his dressing-room--which is not his property.
And the exile, separated from the beloved France so dear to his heart, died a lingering death on that rock and bequeathed his great deeds to posterity.
'We also pledge to facilitate wider political inclusion and youths engagement, entrench good governance, promote greater public-private collaboration, and bequeath secure and prosperous Katsina State.
A German court ruling in July this year is the cause of all this pain as it has, by allowing an individual to bequeath a social media account to a surviving kin, turned the rather anti-social saga into an ongoing soap opera.
'The land, located at Langkap in Hilir Perak, was bought in the name of five people on June 10 1969 and one of the five then bequeath it to the party on Dec 4 2012,' he said.
It found that married people nearly always bequeath only to their spouse.
Nine percent of the interviewees said they would bequeath more of their property to their first son and only 2 percent planned to give all their property to him.
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.