What is considered an heirloom?1 : a piece of property (such as a deed or charter) that descends to the heir as an inseparable part of an inheritance of real property. 2 : something of special value handed down from one generation to another The pin she’s wearing is a family heirloom.
What is another word for heirloom? antique, heritage, family treasure, inheritance, bequest, patrimony, birthright, gift, legacy, reversion and keepsake.
How do you use heirloom in a sentence? She gasped, recognizing it as the one he wore often, the heirloom passed down through his ancestors. It’s an heirloom of sorts; a big old house – too much for me to take care of and work the ranch as well. My daughter, the family gardener, only plants heirloom produce from non-hybrid seeds.