[wawr-uh n-tawr, -ter, wor-]
Also war·rant·er [wawr-uh n-ter, wor-] /ˈwɔr ən tər, ˈwɒr-/.

Origin of warrantor

First recorded in 1675–85; warrant + -or2
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Examples from the Web for warrantor

Historical Examples of warrantor

  • And that every man know his warrantor for men and for horses and for oxen.

  • A disseisor was no more bound by the confidence reposed in his disseisee, than he was entitled to vouch his disseisee's warrantor.

    The Common Law

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • Now, the seller had better beware of what he says, for he may find himself liable as a warrantor.

    Commercial Law

    Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill

  • If the warrantor lost, he would have to give to his vassal equivalent land in exchange.

  • The scope of the ancient obligation was not extended without the warrantor's assent.

    The Common Law

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

British Dictionary definitions for warrantor


  1. an individual or company that provides a warranty
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