from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is a legatee together with another; one of several legatees. Also collegatary.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A joint legatee.


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  • Antony Ferrara, the co-legatee, was not slow to recognise that a damaging stroke had been played, but he knew Dr. Cairn too well to put up any protest.

    Brood of the Witch-Queen

  • Genevra made up her mind on the instant that Drusilla was making herself unhappy over her good-looking husband's attentions to his co-legatee.

    The Man from Brodney's

  • "It's plain to me that he is resting his audacious bones," said her ladyship, glancing brightly at her co-legatee.

    The Man from Brodney's

  • Your co-legatee also possesses a block, perhaps not so delicate, but I daresay she feels the same about hers as you do about yours.

    The Man from Brodney's

  • Browne, of course, revealed no present symptom of surrender to the charms of his co-legatee.

    The Man from Brodney's


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