- a person who makes a devise.
Origin of devisor
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Examples from the Web for devisor
The person who makes a will is called the testator or devisor.
A devisor may clearly devise or limit the possession of chattels, making them inalienable by devisees in succession.The Eustace Diamonds</p>
We should be inclined to think the devisor entertained a singular predilection for the Old Cross, then in the pride of youth.An History of Birmingham (1783)
- property law a person who devises property, esp realty, by will
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