heirloom

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEIRLOOM

He thinks that—that heirloom house of mine will look better in the daylight.

I'd swear that strong brow and frank look must be an heirloom.'

It was an heirloom, and she could never bring herself to part with it.

He opened a silver cigarette-case—an heirloom with a crest on it.

Their plough, an heirloom from remote antiquity, merely scratches the earth.

Saïdjah's father then took a poniard which was an heirloom from his father.

I took off my silver watch, an heirloom, which weighed about four ounces.

It was an heirloom, and she must have thought a lot of me to let me take it.

One was a relic—an heirloom—and the other had come to the boys in a peculiar manner.

It is not the only heirloom of Hittite art which has descended to us of to-day.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HEIRLOOM

museum piece

nouncollectible item
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