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Synonyms for handed-down

Verb

1. hand down, pass on
usage: passed on, as by inheritance; "This ring was handed down through many generations"

Adjective

1. handed-down, tralatitious, traditional (vs. nontraditional)
usage: having been passed along from generation to generation; "among Biblical critics a tralatitious interpretation is one received by expositor from expositor"
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