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heirship

[air-ship] /ˈɛər ʃɪp/
noun
1.
the position or rights of an heir; right of inheritance; inheritance.
Origin
1470-1480
1470-80; see heir, -ship
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  • The work might include obtaining affidavits of heirship or causing an estate to be administered.
British Dictionary definitions for heirship

heirship

/ˈɛəʃɪp/
noun (law)
1.
the state or condition of being an heir
2.
the right to inherit; inheritance
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