heirloom

英 ['eəluːm] 美 ['ɛrlum]
  • n. 传家宝;祖传遗物
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1. heir + loom.
2. 这里的 loom 取其古代含义:implement or tool of any kind.
heirloom 传家宝

heir,继承,loom,宝贝。

heirloom (n.)
early 15c., ayre lome, a hybrid from heir + loom in its original but now otherwise obsolete sense of "implement, tool." Technically, some piece of property that by will or custom passes down with the real estate.
1. This heirloom has been handed for several generations.
此项产业已经数代相传了.

来自《简明英汉词典》

2. The brooch is a family heirloom which came down to her from her great - grandmother .
这枚胸针是她家的传家宝,是从她 曾祖母 那一代传到她手中的.

来自《简明英汉词典》

3. She treasured the brooch because it was an heirloom.
她把这枚饰针视为珍宝,因为这是祖上传下来的.

来自辞典例句

4. That clock is a family heirloom.
那个座钟是祖传下来的.

来自辞典例句

5. I have parted with my house, but I would not part with my heirloom for the world.
我已经把房子卖掉了, 但我绝舍不得卖我的传家宝.

来自辞典例句

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