heritance

[her-i-tns]
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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

Historical Examples of heritance

  • Only he had the good sense to die before he had spent all his heritance.

    The White Plumes of Navarre

    Samuel Rutherford Crockett

  • 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