register of wills


noun

(in some states of the U.S.) the official charged with the probate of wills or with the keeping of the records of the probate court.

Nearby words

  1. regionalize,
  2. regionally,
  3. regis,
  4. register,
  5. register mark,
  6. register office,
  7. register ton,
  8. register tonnage,
  9. registered,
  10. registered bond

Origin of register of wills

1945–50; register, apparently variant of earlier registrer; see registrar

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