from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The party by whom the promise in a covenant is to be carried out.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In law, that party to a covenant, agreement, or contract by whom the obligation expressed in it is to be performed.

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

  • noun (Law) The party who makes a covenant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The party who makes a covenant.


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