Definition of Pre-emptor
1. Noun. Someone who acquires land by preemption.
2. Noun. A bidder in bridge who makes a preemptive bid.
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Literary usage of Pre-emptor
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1906)
"Further, the statute requires the pre-emptor to swear "that he has not, ... Was the affidavit made by the pre-emptor in this case true when, at the time it ..."
2. The American Settler's Guide: A Popular Exposition of the Public Land System by Henry Norris Copp (1886)
"A pre-emptor may pay for part of his claim and abandon the balance(d). ... A pre-emptor who settled prior to withdrawal for railroads, may enter his land at ..."
3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"The inquiry jg : What did the legislature intend by this prohibition 1 Did it mean to disqualify the pre-emptor who had entered the land from selling it at ..."
4. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1897)
"On the other hand, If a proposed pre-emptor has made a mortgage, and afterward pre-empts the land and obtains title, the title inures to fhe benefit of the ..."
5. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1901)
"A pre-emptor ACQUIRES NO INSTATE, legal or equitable. In public land until the amount of the purchase money has been paid. By filing his declaratory ..."