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heirlooms, plural;
  1. A valuable object that has belonged to a family for several generations

  1. (law) any property that is considered by law or custom as inseparable from an inheritance is inherited with that inheritance
  2. something that has been in a family for generations
  3. Heirloom was a series about antiques which was produced by Anglia Television and aired on the ITV network from 1986 until about 1992 or 1993, the programme was hosted by John Bly.
  4. The Heirloom is a 2005 Taiwan ghost movie. It concerns a house in which an entire family committed mass suicide and a young man returning to claim it as his inheritance.
  5. A valued possession that has been passed down through the generations; A crop variety that has been passed down through generations of farmers by seed saving and cultivation
  6. (Heirlooms) Personal chattels which, by special custom, pass to the heir of an intestate with the real estate.
  7. A personal possession that usually has a sentimental value which exceeds its monetary value.
  8. An item with special monetary or sentimental value, which is passed down from generation to generation.
  9. Plant varieties that have remained relatively unchanged in a particular region for several or more generations. They are always open-pollinated.
  10. An old variety that owes its present availability to the seed-saving efforts of amateurs.
  11. An open pollinated plant, normally a flower, vegetable or fruit, that has been cultivated for more than 50 years.
  12. Produce grown from an open-pollinated seed variety usually at least 50 years old; additionally, a plant is not usually called an heirloom if it is grown widely and commercially, regardless of its age. ...
  13. Heirloom, or heritage, species are seeds and livestock breeds that have been cultivated over generations. ...
  14. Something linking you to the past; good or bad tendencies that have been passed on from family or acquired from society
  15. Heirloom crop varieties, also called farmers’ varieties or traditional varieties, have been developed by farmers through years of cultivation, selection and seed saving.  They are passed down through generations. ...
  16. The definition seems to vary, but in general an heirloom plant is one that has been grown reliably, carefully preserved and handed along from generation to generation. Some descriptions say an heirloom plant has to have been grown reliably for at least 50 years. ...
  17. BOA items that are designed to make leveling an alt faster. Their stats adjust to the level of the player wearing them (i.e. they scale as the character levels up). See also "BOA".