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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A joint inheritor.

Usage examples (29)
  • The eldest daughter and coheir of John Newton of East Newton was married to
  • Years pass, and the wild, reckless Ishmael is seen ridiculing Isaac, his puny brother and coheir.
  • Humphry Walrond (who died 1580) married Elizabeth, daughter and coheir of John Brokehampton., of Sea, and so obtained that estate.
  • Clare, and sister and coheir of John Duke of Newcastle. for more
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