Definition of Devisor

1. Noun. Someone who devises real property in a will.

Generic synonyms: Testate, Testator



Definition of Devisor

1. n. One who devises, or gives real estate by will; a testator; -- correlative to devisee.

Definition of Devisor

1. Noun. (legal) testator ¹

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Definition of Devisor

1. one who makes a will [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devisor

devisable
devisal
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devised
devisee
devisees
deviser
devisers
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devising
devision
devisions
devisor (current term)
devisors
devitable
devitalisation
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devitalized
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devitalizing
devitation
devitations
devitellinized

Literary usage of Devisor

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1. The Reports of the Most Learned Sir Edmund Saunders, Knt: Of Several by Edmund Saunders, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, John Williams (1845)
"... heirs of the devisor, which would have * been superfluous, if he had not intended that the son of the wife by another husband should take by the devise ..."

2. 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)
"DEVISE to the use of the devisor's second son, A. for life without impeachment of waste, and from and after his decease to the heirs of his body, ..."

3. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone (1876)
"... for the intention of the devisor is sufficiently plain from the words of perpetuity annexed, though he hath omitted the legal words of inheritance. ..."

4. A Treatise on the Action of Ejectment and Concurrent Remedies for the by Martin L. Newell (1892)
"Possession Transferred to Plaintiff's devisor.—.Evidence that one was in possession of the premises in dispute for more than twenty years before the ..."

5. Select Cases and Other Authorities on the Law of Property by John Chipman Gray (1908)
"Where a devisor directs his real estate to be sold, and the produce to be applied to particular purposes, and those purposes partially fail, the heir-at-law ..."

6. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"163. a grantor or devisor to create an estate on condition, regard being had to the whole of the deed or will in which they occur. Fowlkes v. Wagoner (Tenn. ..."

7. A Practical Treatise of Assets, Debts and Incumbrances by James Ram (1835)
"Where a devisor directs his real estate to be sold, and the produce to be applied to particular purposes, and those purposes partially fail, the heir at law ..."

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