Which will, in turn, mean they retire with less wealth, and bequeath less wealth to their children.
I bequeath myself to the dirt to grow from the grass I love, If you want me again look for me under your bootsoles.
And did they bequeath to the military the task of rescuing the democratic impulse stifled by a pharaoh with an Islamist face?
Also I bequeath for two candles to burn at my exequies 30 lbs.
The father was even able to bequeath his unmarried daughters by will.
What thoughts did the visit of Richard Avenel bequeath to Harley?
Temple women often adopt orphans, to whom they bequeath their possessions.
It was the custom in those times that when a rich man died he should bequeath a legacy to the churches.
Probably it had never occurred to him that he would have any property to bequeath to anyone.
Item I bequeath to the daughter of John de Playce my brother 100s.
Old English becweðan "to say, speak to, exhort, blame," also "leave by will;" from be- + cweðan "to say," from Proto-Germanic *kwithan, from PIE *gwet- "to say, speak."
Original sense of "say, utter" died out 13c., leaving legal sense of "transfer by will." Closely related to bequest. "An old word kept alive in wills" [OED 1st ed.]. Old English bequeðere meant "interpreter, translator." Related: Bequeathed; bequeathing.