Trustee Trus*tee", n. (Law) A person to whom property is legally committed in trust, to be applied either for the benefit of specified individuals, or for public uses; one who is intrusted with property for the benefit of another; also, a person in whose hands the effects of another are attached in a trustee process. [1913 Webster]

{Trustee process} (Law), a process by which a creditor may attach his debtor's goods, effects, and credits, in the hands of a third person; -- called, in some States, the {process of foreign attachment}, {garnishment}, or {factorizing process}. [U. S.] [1913 Webster]

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