noun, plural don·a·to·ries.Chiefly Scots Law.
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On this island Francesco Pereira Coutinho, the first donatory, was killed by the savages.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
In Scotland they were held to belong to the crown or its donatory, usually the sheriff of a county.
The donatory of the territory which included the bay of Bahia, started a town, but it was destroyed by Indians.The South American Republics Part I of II|Thomas C. Dawson