variants or less commonly kinderbewys
plural -es
Roman Dutch law
: a deed by a surviving spouse certifying and securing the amounts due to minor children out of the estate of a deceased

Word History


Dutch kinderbewijs, from kinder (plural of kind child) + bewijs proof

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“Kinderbeweijs.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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