Definition of Heirlooms
1. Noun. (plural of heirloom) ¹
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Definition of Heirlooms
1. heirloom [n] - See also: heirloom
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Literary usage of Heirlooms
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Key and Elphinstone's Compendium of Precedents in Conveyancing by Thomas Key, Howard Warburton Elphinstone (1899)
"(a) For instances of trusts of heirlooms to follow a title or real estate, ... As to the power of selling settled heirlooms under an order of Court, ..."
2. A Treatise on the Law of Personal Property by James Schouler (1918)
"heirlooms; Final Observations. But it seems to us that many things classed ... For, in speaking strictly of heirlooms, we would naturally be supposed to ..."
3. The Law of Fixtures with Reference to Real Property, and Chattels of a by Standish Grove Grady (1845)
"Of the Law relating to heirlooms, and Chattels in nature thereof. ... heirlooms are a very peculiar species of property; they consist of goods and chattels, ..."
4. Prideaux's Precedents in Conveyancing: With Dissertations on Its Law and by Frederick Prideaux, John Whitcombe (1889)
"That the proceeds of the sale of heirlooms may be applied in the discharge of incumbrances affecting the settled freehold land, without keeping such ..."
5. Law of Wills, Executors and Administrators by James Schouler (1915)
"The three classes here noticeable are (1) heirlooms, (2) emble- ments, and (3) fixtures. heirlooms are not favored in American law; and so far as such ..."
6. Forms of Judgments and Orders in the High Court of Justice and Court of by Henry Wilmot Seton, Cecil Clare Marston Dale, W. Clowes, Great Britain Court of Appeal (1893)
"Lea re to sell specified heirlooms, pending decision of Question ca to re-investment of Proceeds. UPON the application of AB. ..."
7. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie (1889)
"The personal representative has no title to heirlooms,1 gifts Main v. .... The administrator has no right to the custody or control of heirlooms are such ..."
8. A Concise Treatise on the Law of Marriage Settlements by Henry Thomas Banning (1884)
"heirlooms. Legal mean- THE nature of heirlooms is often misconceived. In fact, mg oK rm. the term " heirlooms" is strictly applicable only to a limited and ..."