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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Factrix, n. [mod. L. (1522).] A female factor. — 1584 Prot. Bk. J. Borthuik 23.
The said Elizabeth Hunter … as procuratrix and factrix for hir said spous
1591 Edinb. Test. XXIII. 221 b.
Alexander Swan … makis & constitutis Issobell Gudfallow his spous his procuratrix and factrix for him

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