Definition of HERITAGE


HERITAGE

By this word is understood, among the civilians, every
species
of immovable which can be the subject of property, such as lands, houses,
orchards, woods, marshes, ponds, &c., in whatever mode they may have been
acquired, either by descent or purchase. 3 Toull. 472. It is something that
can be inherited. Co. Litt. s. 731.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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