Devisor De*vis"or, n. (Law) One who devises, or gives real estate by will; a testator; -- correlative to devisee. [1913 Webster]

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  • devisor — index donor, feoffor, grantor, maker, transferor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • devisor — [dev΄ə zôr′, di vī′zôr΄] n. [Anglo Fr devisour] Law a person who devises property; testator …   English World dictionary

  • devisor — noun Date: 1543 one who devises property in a will …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • devisor — /di vuy zeuhr/, n. Law. a person who makes a devise. [1400 50; late ME (in general sense one who devises ) < AF devisour (OF deviseur). See DEVISE, OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • devisor — noun testator See Also: devise …   Wiktionary

  • devisor — de·vi·sor || ‚devɪ zɔː n. one who makes a will …   English contemporary dictionary

  • devisor — visored …   Anagrams dictionary

  • devisor — dev·i·sor …   English syllables

  • devisor — de•vi•sor [[t]dɪˈvaɪ zər[/t]] n. law a person who makes a devise • Etymology: 1535–45; < AF …   From formal English to slang

  • devisor — /dəˈvaɪzə/ (say duh vuyzuh) noun Law someone who makes a devise …   Australian English dictionary

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