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  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beneficiary  \Ben`e*fi"ci*a*ry\,  n.;  pl  {Beneficiaries}. 
  1.  A  feudatory  or  vassal;  hence  one  who  holds  a  benefice  and 
  uses  its  proceeds.  --Ayliffe. 
 
  2.  One  who  receives  anything  as  a  gift;  one  who  receives  a 
  benefit  or  advantage;  esp.  one  who  receives  help  or  income 
  from  an  educational  fund  or  a  trust  estate. 
 
  The  rich  men  will  be  offering  sacrifice  to  their 
  Deity  whose  beneficiaries  they  are  --Jer.  Taylor. 




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