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Exécutor, 1) one who executes, carries into effect: “such baseness had never like e.” Tp. III, 1, 13.
2) one who disposes of another's heritage: “thy unused beauty must be tombed with thee, which, used, lives the e. to be,” Sonn. 4, 14. “let's choose --s and talk of wills,” R2 III, 2, 148. “and their --s, the knavish crows, fly o'er them, all impatient for their hour,” H5 IV, 2, 51.
3) executioner: “delivering o'er to --s pale the lazy drone,” H5 I, 2, 203 (in this sense accented on the first syll.)
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