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alienor

[eyl-yuh-ner, ey-lee-uh-, eyl-yuh-nawr, ey-lee-uh-] /ˈeɪl yə nər, ˈeɪ li ə-, ˌeɪl yəˈnɔr, ˌeɪ li ə-/
noun, Law.
1.
a person who transfers property.
Also, aliener
[eyl-yuh-ner, ey-lee-uh-] /ˈeɪl yə nər, ˈeɪ li ə-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of alienor
1545-1555
1545-55; obsolete alien (v.), Middle English alienen + -or2; replacing alienour < Anglo-French (compare French aliéneur) < Late Latin aliēnātor. See alienate, -tor
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  • This good soul has given alienor rather more of bookish learning than Franois will probably obtain.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony William Stearns Davis
  • Olivier and alienor are served by two barons as squires of state.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony William Stearns Davis
  • Conon, too, has beset poor alienor, with all the superiority of an elder brother.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony William Stearns Davis
  • alienor, after tearful farewells, departs with her husband for Burgundy.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony William Stearns Davis
  • They dress their mistress and alienor, accompany them, and discreetly share their pleasures.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony William Stearns Davis
  • alienor is too excited to feel hot or pinched, but her attendants find her very exacting.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony William Stearns Davis
  • alienor will go through life, now dreading for her comeliness and now for her soul, but never quite imperiling either.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony William Stearns Davis
  • alienor almost bursts with delight at the number of high-born cavaliers and dames who press up to kiss and congratulate.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony William Stearns Davis
  • alienor does not dress much differently from what she does on Easter or at some other major festival.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony William Stearns Davis
  • alienor is surrounded by a dozen women, old and young, arraying her for her wedding.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony William Stearns Davis
British Dictionary definitions for alienor

alienor

/ˈeɪljənə; ˈeɪlɪə-/
noun
1.
(law) a person who transfers property to another
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