Definition of Donatory

1. n. A donee of the crown; one the whom, upon certain condition, escheated property is made over.



Definition of Donatory

1. Noun. (legal Scotland) A donee of the crown; one to whom, upon certain conditions, escheated property is made over. ¹

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Definition of Donatory

1. a recipient [n DONATORIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Donatory

donates
donates one's body to science
donating
donating one's body to science
donation
donations
donationware
donatism
donatisms
donatistic
donative
donatives
donator
donatories
donators
donatory (current term)
donatour
donatrices
donatrix
donats
donax
donaxes
donburi
doncella
doncha
donder
dondered
dondering
donders
done

Literary usage of Donatory

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1. The Law of Scotland in Relation to Wills and Succession: Including the by John M'Laren (1868)
"(q) Mr Hunter is of opinion that the rule would not extend to the donatory of a lease which had accrued to the Crown by forfeiture.(r) 139. ..."

2. Reports of Cases on Appeal from Scotland, Decided in the House of Peers by David Robertson, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1807)
"The donatory having ... granted to a donatory ; but he ... to his father's t ru dee, which in a competition with the donatory was ..."

3. The Law of Wills and Succession as Administered in Scotland: Including by John M'Laren (1894)
"The donatory has the benefit of this privilege.1 Crown dona- 139. The donatory is subject to the disabilities of an assignee, an<l> consequently, ..."

4. A Dictionary and Digest of the Law of Scotland, with Short Explanations of by William Bell, George Ross (1861)
"stitute an action of declarator of the bastardy, which is necessary to entitle the donatory to take the benefit of the gift. See Jurid. ..."

5. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain) (1898)
"... or donatory, ยป donee, i, 100, 104, 106, 108, 116, 136, 140, 142, 154, 170; ... a donor, donatory, i, 88- dreit dreit, doubled or duplicate right, iii, ..."

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