testator

Part of speech:

Testatrix.

Part of speech: noun

The maker of a will.

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Usage examples "testator":

  1. Never did the natural right of succession, as it was established by the testator of the inheritance and the Parliament, obtain a greater triumph. - "A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)", Leopold von Ranke.
  2. He didn't look like a fellow who'd run through money, and I think the old testator was pretty rich. - "Anthony Lyveden", Dornford Yates.
  3. The blood of sacrifice was typical at once of the blood of the Mediator, and of his death as the great Testator. - "The Ordinance of Covenanting", John Cunningham.