Ex*ec"u*tor (?), n. [L. executor, exsecutor: cf. F. ex'ecuteur. Cf. Executer.]
One who executes or performs; a doer; as, an executor of baseness.
Delivering o'er to executors pa . . .
The lazy, yawning drone.
The person appointed by a to execute his will, or to see its provisions carried into effect, after his decease.
Executor de son tort [Of., executor of his own wrong] Law, a stranger who intermeddles without authority in the distribution of the estate of a deceased person.
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