cestui que use

noun

ces·​tui que use
-ˈyüz
: the beneficiary of a use

Word History

Etymology

Anglo-French, the person for whose use (a fief is granted)

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“Cestui que use.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/cestui%20que%20use. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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