Origin of testamentary
Related formsnon·tes·ta·men·ta·ry, adjectiveun·tes·ta·men·tal, adjectiveun·tes·ta·men·ta·ry, adjective
Examples from the Web for testamentary
The very people who put it down have become, as Karl Marx used to say, its testamentary executors.The Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844|Frederick Engels
In the tenth century this render is closely connected with the exercise of testamentary power.Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland
One of these is the form of testamentary instructions by means of which the plot of a song is worked up to its climax.Essays in the Study of Folk-Songs (1886)|Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
(b) Testamentary and in regard to succession from intestates.
Private property is to be retained, but its transmission by inheritance or testamentary disposition must be abolished.