Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


His tea-pot and cream-jug were Queen Anne silver, heirlooms at which he mocked.

She packed into a handbag a few necessary things with some heirlooms of her own.

Imagine that I gave them to her long ago, and that they now come to you, from her, as heirlooms.

But these heirlooms were not the whole stock of the heroic age.

There would never be any more Websters to inherit these heirlooms.

But we desire the two heirlooms, as their authors left them, pure and simple.

But here is old Martha; you must be introduced to her, one of the heirlooms of our family.'

They were heirlooms, she said, and too precious for money to avail.

There are heirlooms that give dignity to those who possess them.

I dare say they would be glad to have some of the heirlooms.