covenantor

[kuhv-uh-nuh n-ter]

Origin of covenantor

First recorded in 1640–50; covenant + -or2
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Examples from the Web for covenantor

Historical Examples of covenantor

  • Some have supposed this privity to be tenure; some, an interest of the covenantee in the land of the covenantor; and so on.

    The Common Law

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • If, on the other hand, A had won his case B would then have a good cause of action against his covenantor.


British Dictionary definitions for covenantor

covenantor

covenanter

noun
  1. a party who makes a promise and who is to perform the obligation expressed in a covenant
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