Bequeathed



to dispose of (personal property, especially money) by last will:
She bequeathed her half of the company to her niece.
to hand down; pass on.
Obsolete. to commit; entrust.
Contemporary Examples

The Lessons of 9/11 Richard A. Clarke September 6, 2011
The Invention of the Ego in Martin Luther’s Defiance Thomas Cahill November 2, 2013
Thatcher’s Economic Legacy Megan McArdle April 7, 2013
Geithner’s Stock Plummeting Jeff Madrick November 17, 2009
The Strange Way We Eat: Bee Wilson’s ‘Consider the Fork’ Bee Wilson October 12, 2012

Historical Examples

Old English Libraries Ernest Savage
Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II Charlotte Mary Yonge
The War Upon Religion Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
Self-Help Samuel Smiles
History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III) Various

verb (transitive)
(law) to dispose of (property, esp personal property) by will Compare devise (sense 2)
to hand down; pass on, as to following generations
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