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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Donatrix, n. [After L. dōnātrix, fem. of dōnātor.] A female donatary. 1554 Montgomery Mem. 149.
Ladie Ann Hammiltoun, donatrix in and to the said Hew
1576 Prot. Bk. G. Fyiff 11 b.
He makis … the said Eufame his very lauchfull indouttit … donatrix, cessioner, and assignay
1594 Edinb. Test. XXVII. 132 b.
I mak the said Elizabetht my lawfull & onlie cessioner, donatrix, and assignay

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