testacy

noun
tes·​ta·​cy | \ ˈte-stə-sē How to pronounce testacy (audio) \
plural testacies

Definition of testacy

: the state of being testate

First Known Use of testacy

circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of testacy was circa 1864

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“Testacy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/testacy. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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testacy

noun
tes·​ta·​cy | \ ˈtes-tə-sē How to pronounce testacy (audio) \
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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