after paying the preceding legacies and bequests

An expression used in a will which is generally held to have reference to the residue for distribution under a residuary clause and not to alter the application of the principle that lapsed legacies and devises pass under such a clause. 57 Am J1st Wills § 1449.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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