Dr. heriot gave a low exclamation of surprise, which evidently irritated Miss Trelawny.
The heriot of a virgate was generally an ox, or money payment of its value.
Dr. heriot looked up for the minute fairly startled when Mildred came in with her pink cheeks and her roses.
They couldna mak' my legs gude i' the infairmary, but I'm gangin' to heriot's.
Old heriot looks too close into business to permit me more than the paltry and ordinary dues.
Mrs. heriot went to her and laid her hand on the girl's shoulder.
"You're surprised I should address you, Mr. heriot," she said.
I had to confess she did; and feeling a twinge of my treason to her, felt hers to heriot.
Thomas le Brod holds one acre and a cottage and owes at the said term 3s., attendance, relief, and heriot.
Every time I spoke of her father and heriot, she cried, 'Oh, hush!'
Old English here-geatwe (plural) "military equipment, army-gear," from here "army" (see harry). An Anglo-Saxon service of weapons, loaned by the lord to his retainer and repayable to him upon the retainer's death; transferred by 13c. to a feudal due upon the death of a tenant, payable to his lord in beasts.