De*pos"i*ta*ry (?), n.; pl. Depositaries (#). [L. depositarius, fr. deponere. See Deposit.]

1.

One with whom anything is lodged in the trust; one who receives a deposit; -- the correlative of depositor.

I . . . made you my guardians, my depositaries. Shak.

The depositaries of power, who are mere delegates of the people.J.S. Mill.

2.

A storehouse; a depository.

Bp. Hurd.

3. Law

One to whom goods are bailed, to be kept for the bailor without a recompense.

Kent.

 

© Webster 1913.

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