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- n. A female administrator.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A woman who administers; esp., one who administers the estate of an intestate, or to whom letters of administration have been granted; a female administrator.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A female administrator. Often contracted to admx.
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Nonetheless, the court appointed her special administratrix of the Monroe estate, most likely due to the influence of Joe DiMaggio, who by many accounts had been planning to remarry Marilyn.
What's also awesome is that doing administrivia makes you an administratrix true word!
GIUDICE: As wife, she is the trustee, the administratrix of the estate.
We also have Kadidja, our administratrix of pleasure, who actually left San Francisco and moved to New York City to work at the Palace.
She's had this enormous responsibility placed upon her as administratrix to her mother's estate.
Hence, this ought also to be considered whether the justice, which is the administratrix of the decree of reprobation or predamnation is revealed according to the Law or the Gospel, of legal rigor or softened by some mercy and forbearance.
If mercy, the administratrix of predestination is revealed according to the
- I_x_ is also sometimes added for the same purpose; as, _administrator, administratrix_.
We learn that an older sister, Sarah Blunden, living in Surrey, was named as administratrix, and that a son, William (who came to Plymouth before 1637) was to have money, bonds and stocks in England.
Her powers of administratrix were untrammelled save in one respect: Octavius Buzzby was to remain in his position as factotum on the Champney estate and adviser for its interests.