noun English Law.
Origin of heriot
Examples from the Web for heriot
A letter from Heriot informed me that the affair between Edbury and me was settled: he could not comprehend how.The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete|George Meredith
He began to picture a very amusing evening with his old friend Heriot.The Prodigal Father|J. Storer Clouston
Dr. Heriot gave her an inscrutable look in which drollery came uppermost.Heriot's Choice|Rosa Nouchette Carey
Mrs. Heriot dabbled her hand in the cool water, and her diamond rings glittered like sparks of fire.A Bachelor Husband|Ruby M. Ayres
Old Heriot looks too close into business to permit me more than the paltry and ordinary dues.The Fortunes of Nigel|Sir Walter Scott