Definition of Legacies

1. Noun. (plural of legacy) ¹



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Definition of Legacies

1. legacy [n] - See also: legacy

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Literary usage of Legacies

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1. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence, as Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy (1899)
"Abatement of Demonstrative legacies. — If the fund out of which they are primarily made payable exists as a part of the testator's estate at his death, ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"A charge by an unattested codicil is void: this being, not a charge by the Will of legacies, but a reservation by a will, executed according to the Statute, ..."

3. A Treatise on Wills by Thomas Jarman, Leopold George Gordon Robbins, Melville Madison Bigelow (1893)
"Whether legacies are chargeable by the same words as Debts, &c. — It has sometimes been made a question, whether the same words which will charge real ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators by Edward Vaughan Williams, Roland Lomax Vaughan Williams, Joseph Fitz Randolph, William Talcott (1895)
"Of the abatement of legacies. 1. As to the abatement of general legacies. In case the assets be sufficient to answer the debts and specific legacies, ..."

5. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence, as Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy, Carter Pitkin Pomeroy (1899)
"Rule second: legacies of quantity by different instruments. { 549. Rule third: legacies of ... Satisfaction of legacies by portions and advancements. § 554. ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: In the by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Scott Eldon (1818)
"The first Question is, whether the legacies, given out Feb. ... The same legacies may be specific in legacies spe- one Sense, and pecuniary in another; ..."

7. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1909)
"The testator's Intention that his debts and these four pecuniary legacies should be paid out of his estate was clearly expressed. He explicitly directs his ..."

8. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1791)
"This does not take place till after debts and legacies paid. D. 59. b. pi. ... and recites Chan, cafes, that for the payment of hit legacies and debts he ..."

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