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  • n. property that descends with a title

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The right of succession to property according to age; -- so termed in some of the countries of continental Europe.
  • n. Property, landed or funded, so attached to a title of honor as to descend with it.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The right of succession to property according to age; primogeniture: so called in some of the countries of Europe.
  • n. In France, property, landed or funded, which might be reserved by persons holding hereditary titles, and attached to the title so as to descend with it inalienably.


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