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devise

A transfer of real property by virtue of the provisions in a will. Contrast with descent, which is a transfer by virtue of statutory provisions controlling ownership of real estate when one dies without a will.
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There are plenty of precedents and parallels to the employment of a poet as deviser of painting and decorations: see Webb, 'Office of Devisor', 303-4.
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And it was the creator of Figaro, the resourceful deviser of that other "Spanish" invention, Roderigue Hortalez & Compagnie, who made it happen.
Marriage rights are civil rights," said Lynette Molnar, event spokesperson and deviser of the kiss-in.
14) Holinshed no-where gives an account of this supposed relationship, but his tantalizing mention of the countess, as Melchiori points out, could have prompted the deviser (or devisers) of the plot to turn to Froissart and eventually Painter for the story behind the one-sided love affair.
DEVISER (Vere 1983) could also handle consumable resources.
What Unamuno appears to have grasped from Kierkegaard's texts, is the close relationship between the aesthete and the ethical deviser, and the importance of the dialectic between these two for the emergence of religion.
The figure, it turns out, derives from a calculation by economist Arthur Laffer, deviser of the laughable Laffer Curve, that a federal tax amnesty could realize $100 billion while a state and local one could bring in another $50 billion.
Isaac de Caus's virtual sole eligibility as the contriver of the Woburn grotto by others' default, its similarity to a design that was very probably for the long-lost Bedford House grotto, his known association with the 4th Earl of Bedford, and the remarkable links with Salomon de Caus's designs, leave no doubt that he was its deviser.
D'autres interviennent pour ajouter un fait historique, discuter a propos d'un miracle de Serigne Touba ou deviser sur un point precis du mouridisme.
qu'il fait bon planter des choux, et beaucoup meilleur ouyr deviser de la mer et des sauvages que d'y aller voir