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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. X).

Testament(at)rix, Testumentrix, adj. (Put for Testamentar adj. 2 b with the fem. ending duplicated from tutrix or executorix on the analogy of the agreement of noun and adjective in tutoris testamentaris.) 1626 Edinb. Test. LIII 215.
I … nominatis my said spous tutrix testumentrix and gubernatrix to oure said child
1677 Kirkcudbr. B. Rec. MS 11 July.
The said Elizabeth McClean and Elizabeth McClellan hir tutrix testamentrix
1685 Brechin Test. VII 139b.
I nominat … my loveing wife my sole & only executrix testamentatrix and universall legatrix to all & sundrie goods gear … belonging … to me

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