The Joyce estate had settled with Shloss, but it was handed legal bills of a quarter of a million dollars.
The second Bush, too, never failed to win applause when he took shots at the Fourth estate.
But there are still sticking points, including scheduled increases in the estate tax.
When Acton died in 1953, no will was found and his estate was inherited by Harold.
It went to like people I was moving in with, estate agents, everyone.
After Abe had reached the estate of manhood, she was still in her 'teens.
I have advised you to resume your own estate: that you won't do.
Did it belong rightly to Belforest estate or to Caroline Brownlow?
During Tuesday the body was viewed by the tenants on the estate, the neighbors and friends.
It was his desire that the services indicated in connection with this estate should continue till this date.
early 13c., "rank, standing, condition," from Anglo-French astat, Old French estat "state, position, condition, health, status, legal estate" (Modern French état), from Latin status "state or condition," from root of stare "to stand" from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet).
For initial e-, see especial. Sense of "property" is late 14c., from that of "worldly prosperity;" specific application to "landed property" (usually of large extent) is first recorded in American English 1620s. A native word for this was Middle English ethel (Old English æðel) "ancestral land or estate, patrimony." Meaning "collective assets of a dead person or debtor" is from 1830.
The three estates (in Sweden and Aragon, four) conceived as orders in the body politic date from late 14c. In France, they are the clergy, nobles, and townsmen; in England, originally the clergy, barons, and commons, later Lords Spiritual, Lords Temporal, and commons. For Fourth Estate see four.