Fromlegateto bequeathfrom Latin lēgārelēgāt-legacy
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Legatee Sentence Examples
Usually he was residuary legatee.
Her residuary legatee was ' Jone Chambers the daughter of Roger Chambers my late sonne ' .
The person to whom this residue or surplus is left is termed the residuary legatee; should none be mentioned in the will the residue goes to the next of kin (see Executors And Admini Strators; Legacy; Will).
To Bowdoin College he gave land, money and apparatus; and he made the college his residuary legatee, bequeathing to it his collection of paintings and drawings, then considered the finest in the country.
Pratt Institute, founded in 1887 by Charles Pratt (1830-1891), and the residuary legatee of his wife, who died in 1907, is one of the most successful manual and industrial training schools in the country, and its kindergarten normal is one of the best known in the United States.