coheiress


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co·heir·ess

 (kō-âr′ĭs)
n.
A joint female heir, as to an estate.

co•heir•ess

(koʊˈɛər ɪs)

n.
a joint heiress.
usage: See -ess.
Translations

coheiress

nMiterbin f (→ to +gen)
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and the mesne Lords were the family of Praers of Barthomley, whose descendent and coheiress, Joan Praers, about the time of Richard II married Willian Mainwaring of Peover, and conveyed a moiety of the manor to this family.