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1. 
a. a disposition of property by will
b. the property so transmitted
2. a will or clause in a will disposing of real property
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Many too many are born: for the superfluous ones was the state devised!
Yea, a hellish artifice hath here been devised, a death-horse jingling with the trappings of divine honours!
Yea, a dying for many hath here been devised, which glorifieth itself as life: verily, a hearty service unto all preachers of death!
Or, if inequalities should still exist, they would neither be so great in their degree, so uniform in their operation, nor so odious in their appearance, as those which would necessarily spring from quotas, upon any scale that can possibly be devised.
He deemed my fears for Arthur disproportioned to the circumstances, and opposed so many objections to my plan, and devised so many milder methods for ameliorating my condition, that I was obliged to enter into further details to convince him that my husband was utterly incorrigible, and that nothing could persuade him to give up his son, whatever became of me, he being as fully determined the child should not leave him, as I was not to leave the child; and that, in fact, nothing would answer but this, unless I fled the country, as I had intended before.
LAHORE -- On the directions of Provincial Cooperatives Minister Mehr Muhammad Aslam Bharwana, the Cooperatives Department has devised a strategy to ensure cleanliness in cooperative housing societies on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.
Meanwhile, Senator Mian Muhammad Attique said that a joint strategy should be devised on the illegal move of India regarding change of demographic status of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK).
It has been rightly suggested that the Higher Education Commission (HEC) ought to devise a unanimous policy for all universities across the country to make it mandatory for PhD scholars to pass a subject-specific entrance test devised by the respective universities and doing away with GRE or GAT.
ISLAMABAD -- Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sahibzada Mohammad Mehboob Sultan said Saturday that a long-term strategy is being devised to meet the needs of textile industry in the country.
KARACHI -- Sindh rangers and police have devised a joint security plan to maintain law and order situation in Karachi during the holy month of Ramazan.
ISLAMABAD:The capitalpolice failed to find officers that fulfilled the criteria set for vacancies in the city's police stations, a local news outlet reported.An IGP (Inspector General of Police) devised committee was to select station house officers, duty officers and additional station house officers.
Devised Performance in Irish Theatre: Histories and Contemporary Practice