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noun as in issue

noun as in seed

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Fifty years later, his heirs think we can have that kind of discussion.

Acton had no heirs and initially offered to leave his estate to Oxford, but the offer was turned down.

And this is the type of person one finds at a Sons and Heirs show.

She did her duty to the Crown, producing two healthy male heirs, then was imprisoned in the castle tower.

Republicans in California are like heirs to a vast fortune who have squandered their riches.

Failing all these heirs, Randolph was to be guardian until Parliament should determine the succession.

In those cases it was very rarely that their heirs touched a penny, and certainly the Government reaped no advantage.

Any person who is interested in a mortgaged estate has the right to redeem it; heirs, devisees, creditors.

On the promise of eternal life the heirs of it lay hold in Covenanting; and to this they were chosen.

Notwithstanding the failure of heirs male in three noble families within the century, viz.


On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to heirs, such as: brood, descendants, get, offspring, posterity, and progeny.

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