Pernor \Per"nor\, n. [See {Pern}, v.] (Law) One who receives the profits, as of an estate. [1913 Webster]

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  • pernor — /perr neuhr, nawr/, n. Law. a person who takes or receives the rents, profits, or other benefit of an estate, lands, etc. [1300 50; ME pernour < AF, metathetic var. of OF preneor taker, equiv. to pren (see PERNANCY) + eor OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • pernor — per·nor …   English syllables

  • pernor —   n. person taking or receiving …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • pernor — A receiver; a taker; a recipient …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pernor — ˈpərnər, ˌnȯ(ə)r noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English pernour, from Anglo French, alteration of Old French preneor, preneur taker, from prendre to take + eor, eur or more at pernancy : a taker or receiver especially of income (as from rents) or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pernor of profits — /parnar av profats/ He who receives the profits of lands, etc.; he who has the actual pernancy of the profits …   Black's law dictionary

  • pernor of profits — A person who enjoys the profits or advantages arising out of an estate in real property; a cestui que use …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Mainpernor — Main per*nor, n. [OF. main hand + pernor, for preneor, a taker, F. preneur, fr. prendre to take.] (Law) A surety, under the old writ of mainprise, for a prisoner s appearance in court at a day. [1913 Webster] Note: Mainpernors differ from bail in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ab- — ⇒AB , préf. Signifie l éloignement ou l écart (au propre ou au fig.) : abarticulaire « qui est en dehors de l articulation » (GARNIER DEL. 1958) abduction « mouvement qui écarte un membre ou une partie quelconque du plan médian du corps »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pernour — Same as pernor …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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