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receiptor

[ri-see-ter]
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noun
  1. a person who receipts.
  2. Law. a person to whom attached property is delivered for safekeeping in return for a bond to produce it when the litigation ends.

Origin of receiptor

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15; receipt + -or2
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Examples from the Web for receiptor

Historical Examples

  • The effect of a seal after the receiptor's name may be explained in this connection.

    Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman

    Albert Sidney Bolles


British Dictionary definitions for receiptor

receiptor

noun
  1. mainly US a person who receipts
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