Bequeath

Definition of Bequeath

Be`queath´   Pronunciation: bė`kwēth´
v. t.1.To give or leave by will; to give by testament; - said especially of personal property.
[imp. & p. p. Bequeathed ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Bequeathing.]
My heritage, which my dead father did bequeath to me.
- Shak.
2.To hand down; to transmit.
To bequeath posterity somewhat to remember it.
- Glanvill.
3.To give; to offer; to commit.
To whom, with all submission, on my knee
I do bequeath my faithful services
And true subjection everlastingly.
- Shak.

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