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tortfeasor

noun tort·fea·sor \ˈtȯrt-ˌfē-zər\

Legal Definition of tortfeasor

  1. :  a person who commits a tort, delict, or quasi-offense

Origin and Etymology of tortfeasor

Anglo-French tortfesor wrongdoer, from tort wrong + fesor faisour doer, maker, from Old French, from fais-, stem of faire to do, make, from Latin facere


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