Executor

Ex*ec"u*tor

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