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Executor

Executor
1. One who executes or performs; a doer; as, an executor of baseness.
2. An executioner. Delivering o’er to executors pa . . . The lazy, yawning drone. (Shak)
3. The person appointed by a to execute his will, or to see its provisions carried into effect, after his decease. Executor de son tort Of, executor of his own wrong.
a stranger who intermeddles without authority in the distribution of the estate of a deceased person.
Origin: L. Executor, exsecutor: cf. F. Executeur. Cf. Executer.


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