Definition of Devises

1. Noun. (plural of devise) ¹



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Definition of Devises

1. devise [v] - See also: devise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devises

deviousness
deviousnesses
devirgination
devirginations
devisable
devisal
devisals
devise
devised
devisee
devisees
deviser
devisers
devises (current term)
devising
devision
devisions
devisor
devisors
devitable
devitalisation
devitalise
devitalised
devitalised tooth
devitalization
devitalize
devitalized
devitalizes

Literary usage of Devises

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the American Law of Real Property by Emory Washburn, Joseph Willard, Simon Greenleaf Croswell (1887)
"Nature and Classification of such devises. SECT. 2. How Rules as to Perpetuities affect Executory devises. SECT. 3. Limitations upon Failure, &c., ..."

2. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"I must not, however, omit, that in devises by last will and testament (which, being often drawn up when the party is inops consilii (without counsel), ..."

3. An Elementary Treatise on the American Law of Real Property by Christopher Gustavus Tiedeman (1892)
"Classes of executory devises. 533. Distinguished from devises in ... Indestructibility of executory devises. 54J. Limitation upon failure of issue. 543. ..."

4. An Elementary Treatise on the American Law of Real Property by Christopher Gustavus Tiedeman (1885)
"Classes of executory devises. 533. Distinguished from devises in praesenti ... Indestructibility of executory devises. 542. Limitation upon failure of issue ..."

5. A Concise Treatise on the Construction of Wills by Francis Vaughan Hawkins, John Sword, Frederick Moore Leonard (1885)
"Residuary devises. A devise of the residue of the testator's real estate has not the same extended meaning as a bequest of the residuary personal estate ..."

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