Cestui
Cestuy Ces"tuy or ||Cestui Ces"tui, pron. [Norm. F.] (Law) He; the one. [1913 Webster]

{Cestuy que trust}[norm. F.], a person who has the equitable and beneficial interest in property, the legal interest in which is vested in a trustee. --Wharton.

{Cestuy que use}[Norm. F.], a person for whose use land, etc., is granted to another. [1913 Webster]


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  • cestui — ces·tui / se tē, sā ; ses ˌtwē, ses twē/ n [Anglo French, originally oblique form of cest this person, this]: beneficiary Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • cestui — A short form for cest in que trust; the beneficiary of a trust. cestui que trust.The beneficiary of a trust; the person for whose benefit property is held in trust by a trustee. See 54 Am J1st Trusts § 136 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • cestui — pron. (Law) that person, he …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cestui — ces·tui …   English syllables

  • cestui — ˈsed.ē, ˈsestwē noun ( s) Etymology: Middle French, from Old French, dative of cist that one, from Vulgar Latin ecce iste, from Latin ecce behold + iste this, that; Latin …   Useful english dictionary

  • cestui que trust — / kē trəst, ki / n pl cestuis que trust or cestuis que trus·tent / trəs tənt/ [Anglo French, probably alteration of cestui que use]: the beneficiary of a trust compare trustee Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webs …   Law dictionary

  • cestui que use — ces·tui que use / yüz/ n [Anglo French, the person for whose use (a fief is granted)]: the beneficiary of a use Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. cestui que use …   Law dictionary

  • cestui que — (French) The one who. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. cestui que (French: He or she who …   Law dictionary

  • cestui que vie — n. The person whose life determines the duration of a trust or insurance contract. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • Cestui que — Wills, trusts and estates …   Wikipedia

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