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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.

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In death, Muldoon remembered Borromeo and its people by bequeathing his episcopal ring to the parish.
Testating wives and widows displayed familiarity with economic practice when bequeathing their dowry property, a result of experience in borrowing, lending, investing, and producing.
Bequeathing females were on average [sim] 1 yr older than keeping females, while sharing females were of intermediate age (Fig.