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Bequeath

To give, especially in a will after death. For example, a grandfather may bequeath his house to his granddaughter in his will.

bequeath

To leave personal property to another in a will. The word devise is used when referring to real property left by will.

References in classic literature ?
That is enough, sir, to bequeath your fortune to the admiral; and therefore that is all.
ngle in the second; which treasure I bequeath and leave en.
Each morning was like the one that had preceded it; noon poured down the same exhaustless rays, and night condensed in its shadow the scattered heat which the ensuing day would again bequeath to the succeeding night.
And with such a diet they may be expected to live in peace and health to a good old age, and bequeath a similar life to their children after them.