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donatory

[don-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, doh-nuh-] /ˈdɒn əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈdoʊ nə-/
noun, plural donatories. Chiefly Scots Law.
1.
a donee of the king, especially one given the right by the king to property obtained by escheat or forfeit.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < Medieval Latin dōnātōrius, equivalent to Latin dōnā(re) (see donation) + -tōrius -tory1
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