Definition of Portioners

1. Noun. (plural of portioner) ¹



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Definition of Portioners

1. portioner [n] - See also: portioner

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Portioners

porticoes
porticolike
porticos
portier
portiere
portieres
portiest
portigue
portigues
porting
portion
portion control
portion out
portioned
portioner
portioners
portioning
portionist
portionists
portionless
portions
portise
portises
portlandite
portlands
portlast
portlasts
portless
portlet
portlets

Literary usage of Portioners

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Landlord and Tenant: With an Appendix Containing by Robert Hunter, William Guthrie (1876)
"As heirs-portioners succeed equally to those rights which are divisible, ... Heirs-portioners therefore must possess as would a single heir, ..."

2. Wills and Succession: Including Wills, and how to Make Them : Succession to by Allan McNeil (1896)
"Any of the heirs-portioners may insist upon the property being equally divided, ... While the property remains undivided, the heirs-portioners are jointly ..."

3. A Treatise on the Conveyance of Land to a Purchaser, and on the Manner of by Robert Bell, William Bell (1830)
"Heirs Portioners.'—The right possessed by an heir portioner is subject to all the variety in the form of conveyance which takes place in the case of an ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on the Forms of Process: Containing the New Regulations by Thomas Beveridge, Scotland Jury Court (1826)
"Our lovite A., eldest daughter of the deceased B., That she and C. and D-, her sisters, and only other children of the said B., are heirs-portioners, ..."

5. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1844)
"Heirs-Portioners, 3. I cannot adopt the principle of lie argument of the younger sisters and that of the Lord Or- '' assumes ..."

6. Decisions of the Court of Session: From the Year 1733 to the Year 1754 ...by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies, William Maxwell Morison by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies, William Maxwell Morison (1813)
"(See DICT. No. 75. p. 534. and No. 102. p. 3322. 1750. January 2. CHALMERS against CHALMERS, Heirs-Portioners of ..."

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