a woman named in a decedent's will to carry out the provisions of that will.
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How to use executrix in a sentence
It was a very young thing in the poor youth to make her executrix.The Heir of Redclyffe | Charlotte M. Yonge
He made his will two years ago, and left me sole executrix and mistress of every thing.
My father had left Mr. Hardinge the executor, and my mother an executrix of his will, with survivorship.Afloat And Ashore | James Fenimore Cooper
Mrs Cradock proceeds to revoke all former wills; and appoints her said daughter "Charlott Ffeilding" as her sole executrix.Henry Fielding: A Memoir | G. M. Godden
I am sure that the executrix will be most happy to forward such very judicious arrangements.Valerie | Frederick Marryat
British Dictionary definitions for executrix
law a female executor: Gender-neutral form: executor
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