Definition of Eigne

1. a. Eldest; firstborn.



Definition of Eigne

1. first born [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eigne

eighty-one
eighty-oneth
eighty-second
eighty-seven
eighty-seventh
eighty-six
eighty-sixed
eighty-sixes
eighty-sixing
eighty-sixth
eighty-third
eighty-three
eighty-two
eightyfold
eightyish
eigne (current term)
eik
eiked
eikenella
eiking
eikon
eikonal
eikonalized
eikones
eikonometer
eikons
eikosane
eikosylene
eiks

Literary usage of Eigne

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1. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"There is indeed one instance in which our law has shown them some little regard; and that is usually termed the case of bastard eigne (an elder son, ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1860)
"P and Q denoting any two uneven numbers relatively prime, the eigne of which are subject to the same restrictions as the signs of p and q in the ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Mortgages by John Joseph Powell, Thomas Coventry (1826)
"... registration. and afterwards the mortgagee eigne, having the legal estate, years after his or her death, dying upon the sea or in parts beyond the seas. ..."

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