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noun as in something inherited, often antique

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Alongside Turkish antiquities dealers there are those looking to sell family heirlooms.

They were some of the last heirlooms of an ancient community on the cusp of extinction.

It was the triumph of the people, and their heirlooms do not take the form of priceless embroideries.

He wondered also if she asked herself what part he had had in the disappearance of the Valley House heirlooms.

These were stoutly bound volumes, many of them heirlooms, their pages bearing the marks of patient and persistent handling.

He has so far succeeded in instigating the Boer nation to acts which involve the forfeiture of their special heirlooms.

The fragrance seemed never to die out of those old things that became family heirlooms.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to heirlooms, such as: antique, birthright, gift, inheritance, reversion, and legacy.

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