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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Intromissatrice, -messatrice, -itrice, variants of Intromis(s)atrix,n. with assimilation of ending to other words in -ice.(a) 1560 Admir. Ct. Bk. 176.
The soume of … money awand be hir said vmq(uhi)le spous and hir as intromissatrice with his gudis and geir
1567 Reg. Morton 117.
I haif maid … my said spous the onlie and vniuersall intromissatrice with my guidis
1595 Brechin Test. I. 131 b.
He … nominatis her his executrice and vniuersall intromissatrice with his gnidis & geir
(b) 1611 Edinb. Test. XLVI. 350.
The said Johnne … makis the said Cristian Ramsay his onlie executrix and intromessatrice with his gudis and geir
1621 Ib. LI. 92.
I haue nominat … my weilbeloued spous … my onlie executrice and vniuersall intromessitrice with my haill gudis & geir

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