Definition of Eldest

Eldest a. means: Oldest; longest in duration.

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Eldest a. means: Oldest; longest in duration.

Meaning of Eldest

Eldest (a.) means: Oldest; longest in duration.

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Primogeniture (a.): The exclusive right of inheritance which belongs to the eldest son. Thus in England the right of inheriting the estate of the father belongs to the eldest son, and in the royal family the eldest son of the sovereign is entitled to the throne by primogeniture. In exceptional cases, among the female children, the crown descends by right of primogeniture to the eldest daughter only and her issue.

Inherit (v. t.): To take by descent from an ancestor; to take by inheritance; to take as heir on the death of an ancestor or other person to whose estate one succeeds; to receive as a right or title descendible by law from an ancestor at his decease; as, the heir inherits the land or real estate of his father; the eldest son of a nobleman inherits his father's title; the eldest son of a king inherits the crown.

Eigne (a.): Eldest; firstborn.

Eigne (a.): Entailed; belonging to the eldest son.

Eldest (a.): Oldest; longest in duration.

Czarowitz (n.): The title of the eldest son of the czar of Russia.

Esnecy (n.): A prerogative given to the eldest coparcener to choose first after an inheritance is divided.

Eldest (a.): Born or living first, or before the others, as a son, daughter, brother, etc.; first in origin. See Elder.

Infanta (n.): A title borne by every one of the daughters of the kings of Spain and Portugal, except the eldest.

Firstborn (a.): First brought forth; first in the order of nativity; eldest; hence, most excellent; most distinguished or exalted.

Infante (n.): A title given to every one of sons of the kings of Spain and Portugal, except the eldest or heir apparent.

Label (n.): A barrulet, or, rarely, a bendlet, with pendants, or points, usually three, especially used as a mark of cadency to distinguish an eldest or only son while his father is still living.

Dauphin (n.): The title of the eldest son of the king of France, and heir to the crown. Since the revolution of 1830, the title has been discontinued.

Deed (v. t.): To convey or transfer by deed; as, he deeded all his estate to his eldest son.

Succeed (v. t.): To follow in order; to come next after; hence, to take the place of; as, the king's eldest son succeeds his father on the throne; autumn succeeds summer.

Borough-English (n.): A custom, as in some ancient boroughs, by which lands and tenements descend to the youngest son, instead of the eldest; or, if the owner have no issue, to the youngest brother.

Lord (n.): A titled nobleman., whether a peer of the realm or not; a bishop, as a member of the House of Lords; by courtesy; the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl; in a restricted sense, a boron, as opposed to noblemen of higher rank.

Father (n.): A dignitary of the church, a superior of a convent, a confessor (called also father confessor), or a priest; also, the eldest member of a profession, or of a legislative assembly, etc.

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Meaning of Primogeniture

Primogeniture means: The exclusive right of inheritance which belongs to the eldest son. Thus in England the right of inheriting the estate of the father belongs to the eldest son, and in the royal family the eldest son of the sovereign is entitled to the throne by primogeniture. In exceptional cases, among the female children, the crown descends by right of primogeniture to the eldest daughter only and her issue.

Meaning of Inherit

Inherit means: To take by descent from an ancestor; to take by inheritance; to take as heir on the death of an ancestor or other person to whose estate one succeeds; to receive as a right or title descendible by law from an ancestor at his decease; as, the heir inherits the land or real estate of his father; the eldest son of a nobleman inherits his father's title; the eldest son of a king inherits the crown.

Meaning of Eigne

Eigne means: Eldest; firstborn.

Meaning of Eigne

Eigne means: Entailed; belonging to the eldest son.

Meaning of Eldest

Eldest means: Oldest; longest in duration.

Meaning of Czarowitz

Czarowitz means: The title of the eldest son of the czar of Russia.

Meaning of Esnecy

Esnecy means: A prerogative given to the eldest coparcener to choose first after an inheritance is divided.

Meaning of Eldest

Eldest means: Born or living first, or before the others, as a son, daughter, brother, etc.; first in origin. See Elder.

Meaning of Infanta

Infanta means: A title borne by every one of the daughters of the kings of Spain and Portugal, except the eldest.

Meaning of Firstborn

Firstborn means: First brought forth; first in the order of nativity; eldest; hence, most excellent; most distinguished or exalted.

Meaning of Infante

Infante means: A title given to every one of sons of the kings of Spain and Portugal, except the eldest or heir apparent.

Meaning of Label

Label means: A barrulet, or, rarely, a bendlet, with pendants, or points, usually three, especially used as a mark of cadency to distinguish an eldest or only son while his father is still living.

Meaning of Dauphin

Dauphin means: The title of the eldest son of the king of France, and heir to the crown. Since the revolution of 1830, the title has been discontinued.

Meaning of Deed

Deed means: To convey or transfer by deed; as, he deeded all his estate to his eldest son.

Meaning of Succeed

Succeed means: To follow in order; to come next after; hence, to take the place of; as, the king's eldest son succeeds his father on the throne; autumn succeeds summer.

Dictionary words and meanings

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Meaning of Fostered

Fostered means: of Foster

Meaning of Mina

Mina means: See Myna.

Meaning of Overreach

Overreach means: To strike the toe of the hind foot against the heel or shoe of the forefoot; -- said of horses.

Meaning of Shoppy

Shoppy means: Abounding with shops.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of KVETCH

KVETCH means: Kvetch is slang for to complain, whine.Kvetch is slang for a person who complains constantly, a whiner.

Meaning of RAT−ARSED

RAT−ARSED means: Rat−arsed is slang for intoxicated, drunk.

Meaning of behind the 8 ball

behind the 8 ball means: In trouble; disliked by someone. I forgot Mavis's birthday and now I'm behind the 8 ball.

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