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Inheritance, 1) a possession or estate received by right of succession: John I, 72. IV, 2, 97. R2 II, 3, 136. H5 I, 2, 99. H6A II, 5, 27. III, 1, 164. H6B I, 1, 82. IV, 10, 20. H6C I, 1, 78.
2) possession in general: “for a cardecue he will sell the fee-simple of his salvation, the i. of it,” Alls IV, 3, 312. “spend a fawn upon 'em for the i. of their loves,” Cor. III, 2, 68. “which had returned to the i. of Fortinbras, had he been vanquisher,” Hml. I, 1, 92.
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