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- noun A joint heir, as to an estate.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A joint heir; one who has, or has a right to, an equal or a definite share in an inheritance with another or others.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A joint heir; one of two or more heirs; one of several entitled to an inheritance.
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- noun One of several who are
heirsto an estate
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It seems to me that this passage will always have a missionary dimension - we cannot forget that the other is coheir to the same promise as us.
Sir Edward Dymoke, Sheriff of Lincolnshire 27 Henry VIII., and also 1 Ed.VI. and 2 and 3 Philip and Mary, married Anne, sister and coheir to
_Mary Bosvile_, the second daughter and coheir, married Richard Burdett, of Derby, living
The _Duke of Portland_, representing Margaret Pelham, the Duke's eldest coheir;
The eldest daughter and coheir of John Newton of East Newton was married to
Years pass, and the wild, reckless Ishmael is seen ridiculing Isaac, his puny brother and coheir.
Ded would be of ill omen; therefore we have, for Edward, Ned or Ted, _n_ and _t_ being coheir to _d_; for Rick,
As heir to his uncle's estate, and as coheir to estates of deceased friends, and as a public man, he amassed considerable property.
Far from desiring the reversion of my sentence, I think myself much obliged to the emperors, to you, and to your court: for by your means I become coheir with
Humphry Walrond (who died 1580) married Elizabeth, daughter and coheir of John Brokehampton., of Sea, and so obtained that estate.