Definitions

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  • adj. having an estate
  • adj. passed or received as an inheritance

Etymologies

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estate +‎ -ed

Examples

  • Buffett has estated something like 98% of his wealth to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation upon his death.

    Gates and Buffet in a NetJets Plane - The Austrian Economists

  • Thus young Pen, the only son of an estated country gentleman, with a good allowance, and a gentlemanlike bearing and person, looked to be a lad of much more consequence than he was really; and was held by the Oxbridge authorities, tradesmen, and undergraduates, as quite a young buck and member of the aristocracy.

    The History of Pendennis

  • In this honourable order (observed as his estated custom) he persevered so long a while, as not onely the East parts, but also those in the west, were every where acquainted with his fame and renown.

    The Decameron

  • Bishops, the temporal Lords, and great estated Men of each Diocese, would but graciously lead the Way, it is not unlikely they had been attended by

    An Essay on the Antient and Modern State of Ireland

  • A fine bridge of granite, erected by the late Sir Windsor Altham, formed a noble object from the windows of the new mansion; and but for the evidence of the venerable pile, that stood like an abdicated monarch surveying its lost dominions, there existed no external demonstration that Lexley Park had not from the beginning of time formed the estated seat of the

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXXVI. October, 1843. Vol. LIV.

  • Only this evening they wanted to know if we was estated, and I said, 'Yes,' Miss Molly, because after all, you know, miss, it _is_ a property, however small; and I wasn't going to let myself down.

    Molly Bawn

  • He was an estated gentleman, and songs were made about his family.

    Three Plays

  • _Darby: _ You letting on to be an estated magistrate and my own cousin and such a great generation of a man.

    New Irish Comedies

  • There is many an estated lord couldn't reach you out a fourpenny bit.

    New Irish Comedies

  • Their first child, Thomas, was born on July 6, 1852, and Mr Arnold was now completely estated in the three positions of husband, father, and inspector of schools, which occupied -- to his great delight in the first two cases, not quite so in the third -- most of his life that was not given to literature.

    Matthew Arnold

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