Coheirship \Co*heir"ship\, n. The state of being a coheir. [1913 Webster]

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  • coheirship — noun The state of being a coheir …   Wiktionary

  • coheirship — n. position of being a joint inheritor, position of a partner to an inheritance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coheir — coheirship, n. /koh air /, n. a joint heir. [1350 1400; ME. See CO , HEIR] * * * …   Universalium

  • parcenary — /pahr seuh ner ee/, n. Law. joint heirship or coheirship; the undivided holding of land by two or more coheirs. Cf. coparcenary. [1475 85; < AF parcenarie, OF parçonerie coheirship, equiv. to parçon (see PARCENER) + erie ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Parcenary — Par ce*na*ry, n. [See {Parcener}, {partner}.] (Law) The holding or occupation of an inheritable estate which descends from the ancestor to two or more persons; coheirship. [1913 Webster] Note: It differs in many respects from joint tenancy, which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bequeathal — Synonyms and related words: abalienation, alienation, amortization, amortizement, assignation, assignment, attested copy, bargain and sale, barter, bequest, birthright, borough English, cession, codicil, coheirship, conferment, conferral,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bequest — Synonyms and related words: attested copy, bequeathal, birthright, borough English, codicil, coheirship, coparcenary, devise, entail, gavelkind, heirloom, heirship, hereditament, heritable, heritage, heritance, incorporeal hereditament,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • birthright — Synonyms and related words: appanage, appurtenance, authority, bequeathal, bequest, borough English, claim, coheirship, conjugal right, coparcenary, demand, divine right, droit, due, entail, faculty, gavelkind, heirloom, heirship, hereditament,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • entail — Synonyms and related words: add a codicil, affect, allegorize, allude to, argue, assume, be indicative of, be significant of, be symptomatic of, bequeath, bequeathal, bequest, bespeak, betoken, birthright, borough English, bring, bring to mind,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • heirloom — Synonyms and related words: bequeathal, bequest, birthright, borough English, coheirship, coparcenary, entail, gavelkind, heirship, hereditament, heritable, heritage, heritance, incorporeal hereditament, inheritance, law of succession, legacy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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