Origin of bequeath
OTHER WORDS FROM bequeathbe·queath·a·ble, adjectivebe·queath·al, be·queath·ment, nounbe·queath·er, nounun·be·queath·a·ble, adjective
How to use bequeath in a sentence
To his successors on the right, he did not succeed in bequeathing his modesty or calm.
It was the hand which wrote unknown to your uncle that letter to your solicitor, bequeathing itself to you.
An allusion to the legal forms of conveying and bequeathing property in the middle ages.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
But a few States still permit such wills made by persons in extremis, and bequeathing a limited amount of property.The Curiosities and Law of Wills|John Proffatt