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eigne


eigne


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eigne  \Eigne\,  a.  [OF.  aisn['e],  ainsn['e],  F.  a[^i]n['e],  fr 
  L.  ante  natus  born  before  Cf  {Esnecy}.] 
  1.  (Law)  Eldest;  firstborn.  --Blackstone. 
 
  2.  Entailed;  belonging  to  the  eldest  son.  [Obs.] 
 
  {Bastard  eigne},  a  bastard  eldest  son  whose  parents 
  afterwards  intermarry.