Inheritable blood
Inheritable In*her"it*a*ble, a. 1. Capable of being inherited; transmissible or descendible; as, an inheritable estate or title. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

2. Capable of being transmitted from parent to child; as, inheritable qualities or infirmities. [1913 Webster]

3. [Cf. OF. enheritable, inheritable.] Capable of taking by inheritance, or of receiving by descent; capable of succeeding to, as an heir. [1913 Webster]

By attainder . . . the blood of the person attainted is so corrupted as to be rendered no longer inheritable. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

The eldest daughter of the king is also alone inheritable to the crown on failure of issue male. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

{Inheritable blood}, blood or relationship by which a person becomes qualified to be an heir, or to transmit possessions by inheritance. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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