What does the word testament mean?

Usage examples for testament

  1. Unlike many of those often arbitrary divisions of the New Testament books which we know as chapters, it is a naturally separate section. – Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews by Handley C.G. Moule
  2. Small as is the New Testament, it is as large as we need. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  3. This shall count as his will and testament. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose