testacy

noun
tes·ta·cy | \ˈte-stə-sē \
plural testacies

Definition of testacy 

: the state of being testate

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circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

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testacy

noun
tes·ta·cy | \ˈtes-tə-sē \
plural testacies

Legal Definition of testacy 

: the state of being testate especially as determined in probate of a will a rule favoring testacy over intestacy in the interpretation of wills partial testacy

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