Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)

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Intestate (Page: 781)

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.

Intestate (Page: 781)

In*tes"tate, n. (Law) A person who dies without making a valid will. Blackstone.