from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A joint heir or coheir.


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  • He who so loved the sons of men was ready to love the Son of Man the moment he heard of him; love makes obedience a joy; and of him who obeys all heaven is the patrimony -- he is fellow-heir with Christ.

    Sir Gibbie George MacDonald 1864

  • Let them embrace you as a fellow-heir of the grace of life.

    Motives to Early Piety. 1861

  • No church, no outward livery, no denominational creed, should prevent your owning and claiming him as a fellow-pilgrim and fellow-heir.

    The Mind of Jesus 1856

  • Ishmael might be Isaac's play-fellow and school-fellow, yet not his fellow-heir.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume I (Genesis to Deuteronomy) 1721

  • Then a wee break before Confession and the Divine Service - where we rejoiced in Christ's coopting little Ian to be his own little brother and fellow-heir, as well as feeding us with His most holy body and blood for the forgiveness of our sins as we celebrated the Feast of our Lord's Baptism.

    Weedon's Blog 2009


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