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Word: testator

Definition: maker of a will; CF. testatrix


Sentences Containing 'testator'

As to the details, the greater part will be furnished afterwards by the state in which we find the affairs of the testator, and by yourself, who, having had the management of them, can doubtless give full information on the subject.
If the stamp is of an inferior price to what the testator ought to have made use of, his succession is confiscated.
Let me hasten to add,''continued he,``that the testator, having only the right to alienate a part of his fortune, and having alienated it all, the will will not bear scrutiny, and is declared null and void.''
The period appointed by the testator for the disposal of these riches occurred only a short time ago, and they have only been employed by me within the last few years.
They had formed a circle round the invalid; the second notary was sitting at a table, prepared for writing, and his colleague was standing before the testator in the act of interrogating him on the subject to which we have alluded.
``No.''The two notaries looked at each other in mute astonishment and inquiry as to what were the real intentions of the testator.

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