Residuary devise
Residuary Re*sid"u*a*ry (-?-r?), a. [See {Residue}.] Consisting of residue; as, residuary matter; pertaining to the residue, or part remaining; as, the residuary advantage of an estate. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]

{Residuary clause} (Law), that part of the testator's will in which the residue of his estate is disposed of.

{Residuary devise} (Law), the person to whom the residue of real estate is devised by a will.

{Residuary legatee} (Law), the person to whom the residue of personal estate is bequeathed. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • residuary devise — see devise Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • residuary devise — See residuary clause; residuary gift …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • residuary devise and devisee — See devise …   Black's law dictionary

  • residuary — re·sid·u·ary 1 /ri zi jə ˌwer ē/ adj: of, relating to, consisting of, or constituting a residue residuary 2 n pl ar·ies 1: residue 2 …   Law dictionary

  • Residuary — Re*sid u*a*ry ( ? r?), a. [See {Residue}.] Consisting of residue; as, residuary matter; pertaining to the residue, or part remaining; as, the residuary advantage of an estate. Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] {Residuary clause} (Law), that part of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Residuary clause — Residuary Re*sid u*a*ry ( ? r?), a. [See {Residue}.] Consisting of residue; as, residuary matter; pertaining to the residue, or part remaining; as, the residuary advantage of an estate. Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] {Residuary clause} (Law), that part… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Residuary legatee — Residuary Re*sid u*a*ry ( ? r?), a. [See {Residue}.] Consisting of residue; as, residuary matter; pertaining to the residue, or part remaining; as, the residuary advantage of an estate. Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] {Residuary clause} (Law), that part… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • devise — /davayz/ A testamentary disposition of land or realty; a gift of real property by the last will and testament of the donor. When used as a noun, means a testamentary disposition of real or personal property and when used as a verb, means to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • devise — /davayz/ A testamentary disposition of land or realty; a gift of real property by the last will and testament of the donor. When used as a noun, means a testamentary disposition of real or personal property and when used as a verb, means to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • residuary devisee — One favored by a residuary devise …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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