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alienor

[eyl-yuh-ner, ey-lee-uh-, eyl-yuh-nawr, ey-lee-uh-]
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noun Law.
  1. a person who transfers property.
Also al·ien·er [eyl-yuh-ner, ey-lee-uh-] /ˈeɪl yə nər, ˈeɪ li ə-/.

Origin of alienor

1545–55; obsolete alien (v.), Middle English alienen + -or2; replacing alienour < Anglo-French (compare French aliéneur) < Late Latin aliēnātor. See alienate, -tor
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Examples from the Web for alienor

Historical Examples

  • Olivier and Alienor are served by two barons as squires of state.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony

    William Stearns Davis

  • All of them sometimes get tipsy, even Adela and Alienor, but only seldom.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony

    William Stearns Davis

  • Alienor, after tearful farewells, departs with her husband for Burgundy.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony

    William Stearns Davis

  • The whole is laced tightly until Alienor can hardly breathe.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony

    William Stearns Davis

  • Alienor tells herself, however, that she is fortunate she is not troubled by worse things than hortatory friends.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony

    William Stearns Davis


British Dictionary definitions for alienor

alienor

noun
  1. law a person who transfers property to another
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