Ex*pect"ance (?), Ex*pect"an*cy (?), n.
The act of expecting ; expectation.
That which is expected, or looked or waited for with interest; the object of expectation or hope.
The expectancy and rose of the fair state.
Estate in expectancy Law, one the possession of which a person is entitled to have at some future time, either as a remainder or reversion, or on the death of some one.
© Webster 1913.