Definition of Second estate
1. Noun. The nobility in France and the peerage in Britain.
Generic synonyms: Estate, Estate Of The Realm, The Three Estates
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland, France, French Republic
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Literary usage of Second estate
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1. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England, Or, A Commentary ...by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1853)
"On the death of A. without issue male, B. would accede to the family estate, and the second estate would therefore shift from him. ..."
2. A Treatise on the Law of Property Arising from the Relation Between Husband by Roper Stote Donnison Roper, Edward Jacob (1826)
"... as both estates or rights accrued during the marriage, yet as A would be prejudiced by her electing to take the second estate under the feoffment, ..."
3. A Treatise on the Law of Husband and Wife, as Respects Property: Partly by John Edward Bright, Roper Stote Donnison Roper, Edward Jacob (1849)
"... as both estates or rights accrued during the marriage, yet as A would be prejudiced by her electing to take the second estate under the ..."
4. A Treatise on the Law of Mortgage by Richard Holmes Coote, William Wyllys Mackeson, Henry Arthur Smith (1884)
"... the second estate had not yet been created, and the assignee of the prior mort- gage had notice of the subsequent mortgage at the date of the sequent! ..."
5. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1896)
"Id 00 Second, Estate of Joseph S. Fay 10 00 Twelve distinct named varieties, three of each, the second prize to the Estate of Joseph S. Fay 8 00 Six ..."