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Inherit, 1) to receive as a possession or a natural quality from a progenitor; absol.: “here's the twinbrother of thy letter, but let thine first i.” Wiv. II, 1, 74. trans.: “treason is not --ed,” As I, 3, 63. “her disposition she --s,” Alls I, 1, 47. I, 2, 22. II, 1, 13. H4B II, 2, 27. Tim. V, 4, 38. With of: “the cold blood he did naturally i. of his father,” H4B IV, 3, 128.
2) to have or take possession; absol.: “the king and all our company else being drowned, we will i. here,” Tp. II, 2, 179. “but to the girdle do the gods i.” Lr. IV, 6, 128. trans., == to have, to possess, to enjoy, to obtain, to gain: “they rightly do i. heaven's graces,” Sonn. 94, 5. “the great globe itself, yea, all which it i.” Tp. IV, 154. “this, or else nothing, will i. her,” Gent. III, 2, 87. “which with pain purchased doth i. pain,” LLL I, 1, 73. “nothing but fair is that which you i.” IV, 1, 20. “a grave, whose hollow womb --s nought but bones,” R2 II, 1, 83. “I have lived to see --ed my very wishes,” Cor. II, 1, 215. “to bury so much gold under a tree, and never after to i. it,” Tit. II, 3, 3. “such delight shall you i. at my house,” Rom. I, 2, 30. “how Wales was made so happy as to i. such a haven,” Cymb. III, 2, 63.
3) to put in possession, to possess: “it must be great that can i. us so much as of a thought of ill in him,” R2 I, 1, 85.
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