I bequeath myself to the dirt to grow from the grass I love, If you want me again look for me under your bootsoles.
And did they bequeath to the military the task of rescuing the democratic impulse stifled by a pharaoh with an Islamist face?
Which will, in turn, mean they retire with less wealth, and bequeath less wealth to their children.
Also I bequeath for two candles to burn at my exequies 30 lbs.
Probably it had never occurred to him that he would have any property to bequeath to anyone.
What thoughts did the visit of Richard Avenel bequeath to Harley?
Tell my cousin that, besides the Tigmores, I bequeath him my debts to you.
It was the custom in those times that when a rich man died he should bequeath a legacy to the churches.
The wood is hollowed out and filled with gold, which I bequeath to you.
Item I bequeath to the daughter of John de Playce my brother 100s.
Old English becweðan "to say, speak to, exhort, blame," also "leave by will;" from be- + cweðan "to say," from Proto-Germanic *kwithan, from PIE *gwet- "to say, speak."
Original sense of "say, utter" died out 13c., leaving legal sense of "transfer by will." Closely related to bequest. "An old word kept alive in wills" [OED 1st ed.]. Old English bequeðere meant "interpreter, translator." Related: Bequeathed; bequeathing.