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INHERIT Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

To take by inheritance; to take as heir on the death of the ancestor. Warren v. Prescott, 84 Me. 483, 24 Atl. 948, 17 L. R. A. 435, 30 Am. St. Rep. 370; Mc- Arthur v. Scott. 113 IT. S. 340, 5 Sup. Ct. 652, 28 L. Ed. 1015. “To inherit to” a person is a common expression in the books. 2 Bl. Comm. 254, 255; 3 Coke, 41.


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