Heirloom

Heir"loom`

(?), n. [Heir + loom, in its earlier sense of implement, tool. See Loom the frame.] Any furniture, movable, or personal chattel, which by law or special custom descends to the heir along with the inheritance; any piece of personal property that has been in a family for several generations.
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Woe to him whose daring hand profanes
The honored heirlooms of his ancestors.
Moir.
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