noun (plural testatrices /-trisēz/ or testatrixes)Law , dated
A woman who has made a will or given a legacy.
- Thus, justice did not demand that these benefits, which were not intended by the testatrix to whom the defendants owed the duty of care, should be paid by the defendants.
- It follows that, prima facie, the defendants would be liable at the suit of the testatrix's personal representatives for the loss caused to her estate by their failure to advise service of a notice of severance.
- In mutual wills cases they are a testator, a testatrix and an intended beneficiary or class of beneficiaries.
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