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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Intromis(s)atrix, -messatrix, n. [mod. L. (1522, Sc.), f. intrōmiss-, ppl. stem of intrōmittere.] A female intromittor. Also vitious intromissatrix: see Intromittour n. (a) 1562 Inverness B. Rec. I. 80.
Marget Waus executrix and intromissatrix wyth the gudis and geyr of the said James
1574 Lamont P. 92.
Margaret Moncreiff his onlie executrix testamentare and intromissatrix
a1633 Hope Major Pract. II. 268.
Lady Pittismen … executrix (at the leist universall intromissatrix) with the goods … of umquhill Sir William Stewart
1665 Decis. Lords G. 114.
There being a process pursued … against Margaret Ker, as executrix, or intromissatrix with the goods and gear of … her husband
1669 Edinb. Test. LXXIV. 3 b.
I … nominat … my daughter my only executrix and soll legatrix and intromissatrix with my haill goods
1697 Fountainhall Decis. II. 10.
For payment of a debt due by one Hog her first husband, as vitious intromissatrix with his goods
(b) 1561 Edinb. Burgh Deeds MS. 13 b.
Katherin Kar the executrix and intromessatrix with the gudis of vmquhill Robert Patersoun
1584 Argyll Lett. 61.
Dame Annas Keyth, … his onlie executrix and intromessatrix
1596 Paisley B. Rec. 182. 1701 Kirkcudbr. Test. (Reg. H.) 30 Jan.

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