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 designated to receive a devise.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The person to whom lands or other real property are devised or given by wlll. 1 Pow. Dev. c. 7.
    —Residuary devisee. The person named in a will, who is to take all the real property remaining over and above the other devises.