from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who gives a receipt; specifically, in law, a person to whom property is bailed by an officer, who has attached it upon mesne process, to answer to the exigency of the writ and satisfy the judgment, the obligation of the receiptor being to have it forthcoming on demand.

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

  • noun One who receipts; specifically (Law), one who receipts for property which has been taken by the sheriff.

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

  • noun law One who receipts for property taken by the sheriff.


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receipt +‎ -or


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