heritance

[ her-i-tns ]
/ ˈhɛr ɪ tns /

noun Archaic.

Origin of heritance

1350–1400; Middle English herita(u)nce < Middle French heritance, equivalent to herit(er) to inherit + -ance -ance; see heir
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Examples from the Web for heritance

  • My mother, who died at sea when I was born, gave me a heritance with winds and waves and stars.

    Semiramis and Other Plays|Olive Tilford Dargan
  • Only he had the good sense to die before he had spent all his heritance.

    The White Plumes of Navarre|Samuel Rutherford Crockett