A solemn, authentic instrument
in writing, by which a person declares his or her will as to disposal of his or her inheritance
and effects) after his or her death, benefiting specified heir
One of the two distinct revelations of the Judeo-Christian God's purposes toward man; a covenant
; also, one of the two general divisions of the canonical books of the Biblical Scriptures, in which the covenants are respectively revealed: the Old Testament and the New Testament; -- often limited, in colloquial language, to the latter.