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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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DONATOR, n. Sc. law = Donatory, n.Sc. 1851 J. Anderson Ladies of Covenant 274:
As donator to the forfeited estate of Coldwell, he pursued her for mails and duties.

[O.Sc. has donato(u)r, 1526, donatar, 1515; med.Lat. donatorius, O.Fr. donatoire.]

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