What does the word heritage mean?

Usage examples for heritage

  1. But with the sword the heritage divide. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  2. It was a part of his heritage, and became him. – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  3. After a short interval, her slow, regular breathing announced to the young warrior, as he watched by the side of the fire, that she had at length forgotten the day's heritage of misfortune in the welcome oblivion of sleep. – Antonina by Wilkie Collins