Webster 1913 Edition
Capable of being inherited or of passing by inheritance; inheritable.
Capable of inheriting or receiving by inheritance.
This son shall be legitimate and
Sir M. Hale.
rights of the heir; rights to land or whatever may be intimately connected with land; realty.
Jacob (Law Dict.).
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Capable of inheriting, or taking by descent.
By the canon law this son shall be legitimate and heritable.
2.That may be inherited. [This is the true sense.]
3.Annexed to estates of inheritance. In Scot's law, heritable rights are all rights that affect lands or other immovables.