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settlor

[set-ler, -l-er]
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noun Law.
  1. a person who makes a settlement of property.

Origin of settlor

First recorded in 1810–20; settle1 + -or2
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Examples from the Web for settlor

Historical Examples

  • The party creating a trust is called the grantor or settlor.

    Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 3

    Various

  • The courts of equity also will interfere in some cases of defective execution in order to carry out the intentions of the settlor.


British Dictionary definitions for settlor

settlor

noun
  1. law a person who settles property on someone
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