donatories


donatories
n. donee of the king

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Charisticary — A charisticary is a person to whom is given the enjoyment of the revenues of a monastery, hospital, or benefice, also known as a comendatory or donatory. The charisticaries among the Ancient Greeks were a kind of donatories who enjoyed all the… …   Wikipedia

  • donatory — /don euh tawr ee, tohr ee, doh neuh /, n., pl. donatories. Chiefly Scots Law. a donee of the king, esp. one given the right by the king to property obtained by escheat or forfeit. [1610 20; < ML donatorius, equiv. to L dona(re) (see DONATION) +… …   Universalium

  • donatory — /don euh tawr ee, tohr ee, doh neuh /, n., pl. donatories. Chiefly Scots Law. a donee of the king, esp. one given the right by the king to property obtained by escheat or forfeit. [1610 20; < ML donatorius, equiv. to L dona(re) (see DONATION)… …   Useful english dictionary


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