Excheat \Ex*cheat"\, n. See {Escheat}. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • excheat — obsolete variant of escheat * * * excheat /eks chētˈ/ (Spenser) noun same as ↑escheat * * * excheat, or altered forms of escheat, or …   Useful english dictionary

  • escheat — 1. noun a) The return of property of a deceased person to the state (originally to a feudal lord) where there are no legal heirs or claimants. Approching, with bold words and bitter threat, / Bad that same boaster, as he mote, on high / To leaue… …   Wiktionary

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