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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intestate  \In*tes"tate\,  a.  [L.  intestatus  pref.  in-  not  + 
  testatus  p.  p.  of  testari  to  make  a  will:  cf  F.  intestat. 
  See  {Testament}.] 
  1.  Without  having  made  a  valid  will  without  a  will  as  to 
  die  intestate.  --Blackstone. 
 
  Airy  succeeders  of  intestate  joys.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Not  devised  or  bequeathed;  not  disposed  of  by  will  as  an 
  intestate  estate. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intestate  \In*tes"tate\,  n.  (Law) 
  A  person  who  dies  without  making  a  valid  will  --Blackstone. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intestate 
  adj  :  (law)  having  made  no  legally  valid  will  before  death  or  not 
  disposed  of  by  a  legal  will  "he  died  intestate"; 
  "intestate  property"  [ant:  {testate}] 




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