Her"it*age (?), a. [OE. heritage, eritage, OF. heritage, eritage, F. h'eritage, fr. h'eriter to inherit, LL. heriditare. See Hereditable.]


That which is inherited, or passes from heir to heir; inheritance.

Part of my heritage, Which my dead father did bequeath to me. Shak.

2. Script.

A possession; the Israelites, as God's chosen people; also, a flock under pastoral charge.

Joel iii. 2. 1 Peter v. 3.


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