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If a man die intestate, having no natural heirs, his property shall pass to the nearest agnate.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
Failing an agnate, a member of the gens of the dead man is to inherit.
(a) If a free person is abducted, the fine shall be divided equally between his agnate and cognate heirs and the treasury.
STUDIES IN MORO HISTORY, LAW, AND RELIGIONNAJEEB M. SALEEBY
The grand duchy, being hereditary only in the male line, passed to the nearest agnate, the duke of Nassau.
A man may not marry the widow of his brother, or of an agnate.
CASTES AND TRIBES OF SOUTHERN INDIAEDGAR THURSTON
In Korea, for instance, he can only adopt an agnate and one of a lower generation than his own.
THE SOUL OF THE FAR EASTPERCIVAL LOWELL
When the father died, the nearest male of kin, even though declared unqualified as an agnate, came in as guardian.
WOMAN UNDER SOCIALISMAUGUST BEBEL
WORDS RELATED TO AGNATE
- in agreement
- much the same
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