Definition of Legatees

1. Noun. (plural of legatee) ¹



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Definition of Legatees

1. legatee [n] - See also: legatee

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Legatees

legalize
legalized
legalizer
legalizers
legalizes
legalizing
legally
legally binding
legalness
legals
legataries
legatary
legate
legated
legatee
legatees (current term)
legates
legateship
legateships
legatine
legating
legation
legations
legato
legator
legators
legatos
legature
legbreaker
legbreakers

Literary usage of Legatees

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1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"Their legal designation Is not ''legatees," but rather "custodians." Thus an Inheritance tax on a money legacy cannot be deducted from the principal of the ..."

2. A Selection of Leading Cases in Equity: With Notes by Horace Binney Wallace, Frederick Thomas White, John Innes Clark Hare, Owen Davies Tudor (1876)
"The heir must stand in the place of the residuary legatees who died, as to the produce of the real estate. He said, ne approved the distinctions made in ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators by Edward Vaughan Williams, Walter Vere Vaughan Williams (1877)
"(e) With respect to specific legatees, the assets shall be so far marshalled against the specific devisees of real estate, upon failure of the general ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1918)
"Creditors of heirs, devisees, or legatees. There is no direct authority upon the the executors, it is said that "there is no ' instance of an application by ..."

5. Prideaux's Precedents in Conveyancing: With Dissertations on Its Law and by Frederick Prideaux, John Whitcombe (1889)
"V. RELEASE by RESIDUARY legatees to EXECUTORS, where the residue is not given ... of, &c., being the residuary legatees under legatees that the -will of XY, ..."

6. The Law of Wills by Isaac Fletcher Redfield (1866)
"And it will make no difference that the money was paid the legatees nnder ... One legatee unpaid has no equity to compel paid legatees to contribute to him ..."

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