Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Destitute of an heir.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Destitute of an heir.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Without an heir.

Etymologies

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heir +‎ -less.

Examples

  • 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

    Culture | guardian.co.uk

  • 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

    Hoopler - middleeast.org

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

    Archive 2006-12-24

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

    HH Com 578

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

    12/24/2006 - 12/31/2006

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

    Culture | guardian.co.uk

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

    Hoopler - middleeast.org

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

    JTA - Recent News

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

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

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

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

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