CO-HEIR. One of several men among whom an inheritance is to be divided.

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He had now seen the full deformity of that creature that shared with him some of the phenomena of consciousness, and was co-heir with him to death: and beyond these links of community, which in themselves made the most poignant part of his distress, he thought of Hyde, for all his energy of life, as of something not only hellish but inorganic.
Summary: Samsung Electronics co-heir, Jay Y Lee has reportedly refused to testify at the bribery trial of former President Park Geun-Hye.
It bears emphasis that the period of one month shall be reckoned from the time that a co-heir is notified in writing by the vendor of the actual sale.
Our guardian angel accompanies our soul to purgatory or heaven, and becomes our co-heir in the glory of heaven.
His second wife was Annabella, sister and co-heir of Watkins Williams esq of Penbedw, who was MP for Montgomeryshire.
Sarah is cold and distant to both Jason and her charge, Philippa, the young daughter of Sarah's cousin and co-heir, Osmand Luce.
The businessman, who is also Baron Strange of Knockin, Baron Hungerford, Baron de Moleyns and a co-heir to the barony of Grey de Ruthyn, has been forced to take time off his beloved polo to prevent Barclays Bank getting its hands on his pounds 3.
Co-heir to the fundamentalist empire in Lynchburg, Va.
I am to be buried with Christ and to rise again with him, to become a co-heir with him, a son of God, and indeed God himself.
I chose this section in Romans because of its reference: (1) to the Holy Spirit which frees us from fear and enables us not only to be God's children, but also to be co-heirs with Christ, to share in his glory; (2) that the whole cosmos will be liberated from "its bondage to decay" and "enter upon the liberty and splendor of the children of God," (3) to the dimension of hope, one element being "the redemption of our bodies," but also the birth of a new saved world; and (4) to the wider concept of mission developed in the text, which is also in the spirit of TTL: a mission with a message of liberation, joy, and celebration for the cosmos and humanity that is not restricted to the historical Jesus.
Thus, article 1156 align (3) of the New Civil Code admits the possibility of the other heirs to obtain the rejection of the partition action requested by the personal creditor of one of the debtor co-heirs, by paying the debt in the name of the debtor heir.
We can revel in the mystery revealed by the Ephesians author: that we are co-heirs, members of the same body and co-partners in the promise in Christ Jesus through the Gospel.