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will

 [wil]
a legal declaration of a person's wishes, usually regarding disposal of possessions after the person has died.
living will advance directives.

will

(wil),
A legal document expressing the writer's wishes for the disposal of personal property after death.
[M.E., fr. O.E. willa]

will

Forensics
“The legal expression or declaration of a person’s mind or wishes as to the disposition of his property, to be performed or take effect after his death”.

Medspeak-UK
A document which sets out who is to benefit from an individual’s property and possessions (estate) after his or her death. It also ensures that the estate is passed as intended, after taxes and debts have been paid.

Vox populi
Desire or volition (as in the “will to live”).

will

1. Desire, volition, as in the 'will to live', see there.
2. 'The legal expression or declaration of a person's mind or wishes as to the disposition of his property, to be performed or take effect after his death'. See Advance directive, Living will.

will

(wil)
A legal document expressing the writer's wishes for the disposal of personal property after death.
[M.E., fr. O.E. willa]

will

(wil)
A legal document expressing the writer's wishes for the disposal of personal property after death.
[M.E., fr. O.E. willa]
References in classic literature ?
"You know you have--you can't hide anything, so up and fess, or I won't tell," cried Laurie.
It won't come to anything, I dare say, but I couldn't rest till I had tried, and I said nothing about it because I didn't want anyone else to be disappointed."
Mother won't let us have him at our house, though he wants to come.
Of course, you are sorry for her, but crying won't help her any.
"'Cause," said Davy very decidedly, "if she does I won't say my prayers before her like I do before you, Anne."
It 's none of our business; so we can go and enjoy the music, and if other people flirt, it won't be our fault," said Fanny, impatiently.
"I 'm afraid it won't," began Polly, who, not being used to secrets, found it very hard to keep even a small one.
"Yes, horrid cold; but my muff is so big, I won't carry it.
Mas'r will find out that I'm one that whipping won't tame.
"Of course I won't. I didn't say I'd been considering that."
I won't have murder done here if I can prevent it; so far I have; it rests with you whether I can go on preventing it or not."
"You won't ask it twice," rejoined Santos, shrugging.