from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In law, a coheir; one who holds lands jointly with another or others by descent from an ancestor, as when land descends to a man's daughters, sisters, aunts, cousins, or their representatives.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Law) A coheir, or one of two or more persons to whom an estate of inheritance descends jointly, and by whom it is held as one estate.
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- noun law A
coheir, or one of two or more heirsto an estatethat descends jointly, and by whom it is held as a single estate.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Apparently they had two sons, Fulk and Waleran, but our friend is strongly of opinion that Hamon FitzReginald (who had a moiety of the manor of Worthleys and was co-parcener with Payn FitzGeoffrey lord of Buncombe) was really a son of Reginald by a former wife.
Therefore, where an eftate defcends to coparcener $j if the eldeft parcener divider or makes partition, (he