Definition of Devisees

1. Noun. (plural of devisee) ¹



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Definition of Devisees

1. devisee [n] - See also: devisee

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devisees

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devious
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deviousnesses
devirgination
devirginations
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devisees (current term)
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devitalisation
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devitalised

Literary usage of Devisees

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"The devisees of Judge Brannon answered end united In the prayer of plaintiffs' bill; so that the suit Is really a controversy between the devisees of ..."

2. A Treatise on Wills by Thomas Jarman, Leopold George Gordon Robbins, Melville Madison Bigelow (1893)
"To introduce cross-limitations among the devisees in such a case would be to divest a clear absolute gift upon reasoning merely conjectural ; for the ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by William Brown, Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Robert Henley Eden Henley (1819)
""DILL, by some of the residuary devisees, on behalf of them- •^ selves, and the other devisees. By Lord Chancellor, all the devisees must be parties (a). ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"BILL by heir, suggesting a secret, void .trust for charity in residuary devisees, but without evidence of a trust expressed, or of an engagement, ..."

5. A Practical Treatise of the Law of Mortmain, and Charitable Uses and Trusts by Leonard Shelford (1836)
"The testator, then, has said that the devisees shall not take it. The policy of the law will not permit the uses for which the testator intended it to take ..."

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