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To give, especially in a will
after death. For example, a grandfather may bequeath his house to his granddaughter in his will.
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.
females were on average [sim] 1 yr older than keeping females, while sharing females were of intermediate age (Fig.