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executor


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Executor  \Ex*ec"u*tor\,  n.  [L.  executor,  exsecutor:  cf  F. 
  ex['e]cuteur.  Cf  {Executer}.] 
  1.  One  who  executes  or  performs;  a  doer;  as  an  executor  of 
  baseness.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  An  executioner.  [Obs.] 
 
  Delivering  o'er  to  executors  paw?  The  lazy,  yawning 
  drone.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  (Law)  The  person  appointed  by  a  testator  to  execute  his 
  will  or  to  see  its  provisions  carried  into  effect,  after 
  his  decease. 
 
  {Executor  de  son  tort}  [Of.,  executor  of  his  own  wrong] 
  (Law),  a  stranger  who  intermeddles  without  authority  in 
  the  distribution  of  the  estate  of  a  deceased  person. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  executor 
  n  :  a  person  appointed  by  a  testator  to  carry  out  the  terms  of 
  the  will 




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