previous next

1. next in succession (to a throne, &c.) All'sW. II. iii. 139 (fig.) “She is young, wise, fair; In these to nature she's heir,” 2H4 V. ii. 71 “The heir of England,” Ham. I. ii. 109 “the most to our throne.”
2. passing in direct succession to 2H4 IV. v. 41 “this . . . crown . . . from thy place and blood, Derives itself to me.”
3. direct Ant. II. vi. 137 “the immediate author.”
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: