- a joint heir.
Origin of coheir
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Examples from the Web for coheirs
Then His present work in behalf of His own, His coheirs, will be finished.The Work Of Christ
A. C. Gaebelein
He died on the 29th of December 1832 leaving a son and a daughter as coheirs.
The number of these coheirs must soon be limited, for a too tumultuous traffic in the corridor would delay the work.Bramble-bees and Others
J. Henri Fabre
Shall these human ties supplant the spiritual ones by which we are all coheirs of eternal death or of eternal life?
Sir William Clifton died unmarried, leaving two sisters, coheirs.The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume VI
- a person who inherits jointly with others
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