legacy duty

legacy duty
noun
chiefly Britain : legacy tax

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legacy duty noun
A duty levied on legacies, varying according to degree of relationship, abolished in 1950
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Main Entry:legacy

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  • Legacy duty — Legacy Leg a*cy (l[e^]g [.a]*s[y^]), n.; pl. {Legacies} ( s[i^]z). [L. (assumed) legatia, for legatum, from legare to appoint by last will, to bequeath as a legacy, to depute: cf. OF. legat legacy. See {Legate}.] 1. A gift of property by will,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Legacy Duty — (engl., spr. léggeßĭ djutì), s. Erbschaftssteuern …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • legacy duty — See legacy tax …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • legacy duty — tax on inherited money or property …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Legacy — Leg a*cy (l[e^]g [.a]*s[y^]), n.; pl. {Legacies} ( s[i^]z). [L. (assumed) legatia, for legatum, from legare to appoint by last will, to bequeath as a legacy, to depute: cf. OF. legat legacy. See {Legate}.] 1. A gift of property by will, esp. of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Legacy hunter — Legacy Leg a*cy (l[e^]g [.a]*s[y^]), n.; pl. {Legacies} ( s[i^]z). [L. (assumed) legatia, for legatum, from legare to appoint by last will, to bequeath as a legacy, to depute: cf. OF. legat legacy. See {Legate}.] 1. A gift of property by will,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • legacy — A disposition of personalty by will. A bequest. In a technical sense and strictly construed, legacy is a gift or bequest by will of personal property, whereas a devise is a testamentary disposition of real estate, but such distinction will not be …   Black's law dictionary

  • legacy — A disposition of personalty by will. A bequest. In a technical sense and strictly construed, legacy is a gift or bequest by will of personal property, whereas a devise is a testamentary disposition of real estate, but such distinction will not be …   Black's law dictionary

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