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Better yet, get to a local farmers market and take advantage of heirloom varieties, like blue potatoes or hubbard squash, swapping them out for mainstream grocery store produce.
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Set your socially distanced dessert table in style with Molly Hatch’s modern heirloom ceramic plates and mugs featuring matching icon prints of candy canes, Christmas trees, gingerbread folx, holly, ice skates, and snowflakes.
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO QUEER GIFT GIVING 2020MIKEY ROXDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
That can vary, depending on the item — people are likelier to retrieve a family heirloom than they are a buzzsaw.
IT’S EASY TO ASSUME PAWNSHOPS ARE DOING GREAT IN THE PANDEMIC. IT’S ALSO WRONG.EMILY STEWARTNOVEMBER 30, 2020VOX
These are heirloom-quality items that I take pride in maintaining with warm beeswax.
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Skeptics of the hologenome idea—that microbes and host comprise a single evolutionary unit—argue that microbes aren’t always passed like heirlooms between generations.
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And instead of taking care of this precious heirloom, he goes and locks it away in a safe.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
And if the monumental record of their virtues be a just one, why did they heirloom on posterity this bitter heritage of swearing?
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
The dog is an heirloom and will descend to the Gishes of the next generation, in the direct line of inheritance.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
These spoons long remained an heirloom in the clergyman's family to testify the truth of the story.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
"It is an heirloom of my mother's family, your Grace," returned its owner in a constrained, half-hearted way.
THE COURT JESTERCORNELIA BAKER
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WORDS RELATED TO HEIRLOOM

  • antique
  • antiquity
  • archaism
  • artifact
  • curio
  • curiosity
  • evidence
  • fragment
  • heirloom
  • keepsake
  • memento
  • memorial
  • monument
  • remains
  • remembrance
  • remembrancer
  • reminder
  • remnant
  • residue
  • ruins
  • scrap
  • souvenir
  • survival
  • testimonial
  • token
  • trace
  • trophy
  • vestige
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