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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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"Their bequeathment from their godmother would realise a small fortune by the time they came of age.
Mandela's other bequeathments reflected a life in politics and championing education.