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  • adj. Without an heir.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Destitute of an heir.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Destitute of an heir.


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heir +‎ -less.


  • Europe, Israel has increasingly laid claim to be the heir of various kinds of so-called heirless communal and private property, using the precedent of the

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  • I'm really hoping this is a first page because if it's anything else, I'm going to be on fire and "heirless".

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  • You don't even propose an alternative way of dealing with so called "heirless" artifacts.

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  • There were calls for "heirless" property in Central Europe to be used to fund services for survivors.

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  • It turned out that the house belonged to a very old gentleman, apparently heirless, and now very ill.

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  • An heirless Bill becomes despondent when alley talk turns to what the guys will pass down to their sons.

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  • And worst of all, beginning with Colonel Uday, many people died rich but heirless.

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  • If you knew a bit, and were a good researcher of long-dormant archives, you could dig up the pattern of some ancient vintage whose creators had died heirless and alone.

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  • More than a few young women turned out in the hopes of catching the eye of Lord Tavarre, a widower now and heirless.

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  • In the year 842 the reigning Kingpriest, Vasari the Lion, had died suddenly in his sleep, heirless.

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