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THIRDS Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

The designation, In colloquial language, of that portion of a decedent’s personal estate (one-tliird) which goes to the widow where there is also a child or chil- dreu. See Yeomans v. Stevens, 2 Allen (Mass.) 350; O’llara v. Dever, 40 Barb. (N. Y.) 014.


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