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Aug 26, 2020
This week’s theme
Words that appear to be misspellings

This week’s words
cliticize
ordonnance
settlor
exorcise
equipollent

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settlor

PRONUNCIATION:
(SET-luhr/lohr)

MEANING:
noun: One who makes a settlement of property.

ETYMOLOGY:
From alteration of settler, from settle, from Old English setlan (to seat or place). Earliest documented use: 1818.

USAGE:
“The settlor was one of Oliver’s personal clients, and it was Oliver who advised him to make the settlement and did all the arrangements.”
Sarah Caudwell; The Sirens Sang of Murder; Collins; 1989.

See more usage examples of settlor in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
In the new version of the law of supply and demand, jobs are so cheap -- as measured by the pay -- that a worker is encouraged to take on as many of them as she possibly can. -Barbara Ehrenreich, journalist and author (b. 26 Aug 1941)

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