Definition of Heiresses

1. Noun. (plural of heiress) ¹



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Definition of Heiresses

1. heiress [n] - See also: heiress

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heiresses

heinously
heinousness
heinousnesses
heinrichite
heinz bodies
heir
heir-at-law
heir apparent
heir presumptive
heirdom
heirdoms
heire
heired
heires
heiress
heiresses
heirhead
heirheads
heiring
heirless
heirloom
heirlooms
heirophant
heirophants
heirs
heirs apparent
heirship
heirships
heishi
heist

Literary usage of Heiresses

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1. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory (1828)
"... but where the succession is divided among several co-heiresses, not any one of them can be said to represent the deceased fully ; and consequently, ..."

2. Prideaux's Precedents in Conveyancing: With Dissertations on Its Law and by Frederick Prideaux, John Whitcombe (1889)
"I. DEED of PARTITION by Three CO-Heiresses, one of whom ... CD, and EF, leaving ' his only daughters and co-heiresses) : AND WHEREAS it was co-heiresses, ..."

3. American Life by Paul de Rousiers (1891)
"I.—Heiresses. Let us, first of all, get rid of a subject whose importance is ... I mean the matter of American heiresses. We know them in France. ..."

4. The Practice of Sales of Real Property, with Precedents of Forms: Comprising by William Hughes (1850)
"Conveyance by four of five co-heiresses, three of whom are married, one single, and the remaining one an infant, with a covenant that the latter shall ..."

5. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"Under this rule a barony created by writ could, in default of male heirs, descend to baronial heiresses, who, although they could not themselves sit in the ..."

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