Origin of debtor
Examples from the Web for debtor
But that means that the debtor will be on the hook for somewhere around 25% of the forgiven debt.
Bartleby ends in debtor's prison, where the lawyer visits him and finds him - dead.
Given all that, the chances of the IRS coming after the debtor for income tax on the forgiven debt are exactly zero.
In Europe the principal divide that has opened is among countries, with debtor nations pitted against creditor nations.
The document gave Billings claim to all personal property, bank accounts, and future earnings of the debtor.
A ‘political’ is not identified with the criminal any more than a debtor is identified with a felon in England.Russian Life To-day|Right Rev. Herbert Bury
I am obliged to you for the gentleness and moderation of your dun, considering how long I have been your debtor.The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims|Andrew Steinmetz
You are my debtor, Cadet—I shall call you that: you shall have a chance of paying.The Trespasser, Complete|Gilbert Parker
He could not escape his debtor and his debtor's awful sufferings on account of not being able to pay.Life On The Mississippi, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Thus time alone relieves a debtor nation, so long as its population increases faster than unpaid interest accumulates on its debt.The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Six|Abraham Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for debtor
Word Origin and History for debtor
early 13c., dettur, dettour, from Old French detour, from Latin debitor "a debter," from past participle stem of debere; see debt. The -b- was restored in later French, and in English c.1560-c.1660. The KJV has detter three times, debter three times, debtor twice and debtour once.