implied bequest or devise

A bequest or devise inferred from expressions in a will raised for the purpose of carrying out what the testator appears on the whole to have really meant, but failed to express as distinctly as he should have done. O'Hearn v O'Hearn, 114 Wis 428, 90 NW 450.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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