Definition of Devisors

1. Noun. (plural of devisor) ¹



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Definition of Devisors

1. devisor [n] - See also: devisor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devisors

devisal
devisals
devise
devised
devisee
devisees
deviser
devisers
devises
devising
devision
devisions
devisor
devisors (current term)
devitable
devitalisation
devitalise
devitalised
devitalised tooth
devitalization
devitalize
devitalized
devitalizes
devitalizing
devitation
devitations
devitellinized
devitrification

Literary usage of Devisors

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"But instead of furthering, it would tend to defeat the object in view, which was the relief of creditors, by enabling devisors, by means of devisees to ..."

2. Systematic Arrangement of Lord Coke's First Institute of the Laws of England by John Henry Thomas, Sir Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Heneage Finch Nottingham, Edward Coke, Matthew Hale (1836)
"... the devisors are pinched by the messengers of death,) do arise and good. Coward v. Marshall, Cro. Eliz. 721. Hungerford v. ..."

3. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"3, than this declaration ; here is a peer slandered by devisors of false and horrible lies, whereby debates and discords may arise between the Lords or ..."

4. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...by William Cobbett, David Jardine by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1811)
"... than this declaration ; here is a peer slandered by devisors'of false and horrible lies, whereby debates and discords may »rise between the Lords or ..."

5. An Introduction to Conveyancing, and the New Statutes Concerning Real by William Hayes (1840)
"... or through his ancestors or devisors, or any of them, (except the respective persons whose estates and interests are hereinafter excepted, ..."

6. A Practical and Elementary Abridgment of the Cases Argued and Determined in by Elisha Hammond, Charles Petersdorff (1832)
"Infants—when they mny be devisors, viii. 101; when they may be devisees, viii. 101 ; joint tenants, viii. ... Femes covert—when they maybe devisors, viii. ..."

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