Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    One who has been appointed to an office or trust.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A person who is appointed or selected for a particular purpose; as the appointee under a power is the person who ls to receive the benefit of the power.