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Definitions of escheat
n. - The falling back or reversion of lands, by some casualty or accident, to the lord of the fee, in consequence of the extinction of the blood of the tenant, which may happen by his dying without heirs, and formerly might happen by corruption of blood, that is, by reason of a felony or attainder. 2
n. - The reverting of real property to the State, as original and ultimate proprietor, by reason of a failure of persons legally entitled to hold the same. 2
n. - A writ, now abolished, to recover escheats from the person in possession. 2
n. - Lands which fall to the lord or the State by escheat. 2
n. - That which falls to one; a reversion or return 2
v. i. - To revert, or become forfeited, to the lord, the crown, or the State, as lands by the failure of persons entitled to hold the same, or by forfeiture. 2
v. t. - To forfeit. 2

The word "escheat" uses 7 letters: A C E E H S T.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after escheat (in bold), or to aceehst in any order:
c -   seecatch   d -   detaches   sacheted   h -   cheetahs   l -   chelates   m -   machetes   p -   cheapest   r -   cheaters   hectares   recheats   teachers   s -   escheats   x -   cathexes  

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ace   aces   ache   aches   act   acts   ae   ah   as   ash   at   ate   ates   case   cash   cast   caste   cat   cate   cates   cats   cease   cee   cees   cesta   cete   cetes   chase   chaste   chat   chats   cheat   cheats   chest   each   ease   east   eat   eath   eats   eche   eches   eh   es   et   eta   etas   etch   etches   eth   eths   ha   hae   haes   haet   haets   has   hast   haste   hat   hate   hates   hats   he   heat   heats   hes   hest   het   hets   sac   sachet   sae   sat   sate   scat   scathe   sea   seat   sec   sect   see   set   seta   setae   sh   sha   shat   she   shea   sheet   ta   tace   taces   tach   tache   taches   tachs   tae   tas   tea   teach   teas   tease   tee   tees   thae   the   theca   thecae   thee   these  

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