Definition of Heirdoms
1. heirdom [n] - See also: heirdom
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heirdoms
Literary usage of Heirdoms
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Book of Isaiah by George Adam Smith (1893)
"... To keep thee, to give thee for covenant of the people, To raise up the land, To give back the heirs to the desolate heirdoms, Saying to the bounden, ..."
2. Faiths and Folklore: A Dictionary of National Beliefs, Superstitions and by William Carew Hazlitt (1905)
"... portends a hanging destiny ; many lines transverse upon the last joynt of the fore-finger, note riches by heirdoms ; and right lines there, ..."
3. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1889)
"Lost fortunes—gold plate gone to auction, estates by the ace of spades, and heirdoms by the Shy- locks of Lombard Street. Men who swore in Greek, ..."
4. The London Medical Gazette (1844)
"... to be ranked amongst the ever valuable and spiritual heirdoms bestowed upon mankind. 10, Carthusian Street, Charterhouse Square, July 26,1844. ..."
5. The Expositor's Bible by William Robertson Nicoll (1900)
"... To raise up the land, To give back the heirs to the desolate heirdoms. Saying to the bounden, Go forth I To them that are in darkness, Appear I " Who is ..."