Definition of Heiress

1. Noun. A female heir.

Exact synonyms: Inheritress, Inheritrix
Generic synonyms: Heir, Heritor, Inheritor



Definition of Heiress

1. n. A female heir.

Definition of Heiress

1. Noun. A woman who stands to inherit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heiress

1. a female inheritor [n -ES] - See also: inheritor

Medical Definition of Heiress

1. A female heir. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heiress

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

Literary usage of Heiress

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"It appears that when Edward III. assumed the French lilies, he at first did so simply as representing his mother, who was an heiress, and placed her arms in ..."

2. Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero by William Makepeace Thackeray (1893)
"A QUARREL ABOUT AN heiress. ... He encouraged, with the utmost enthusiasm and friendliness, his daughters' amiable attachment to the young heiress, ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1822)
"Verney, Knt. heiress of Thomas William. Mary; mar. Christopher Hales". '•* | Joyce. ... Sir Tho-^Alice, daughter and heiress SirRichard'. William" J?p.=pN. ..."

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