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 makes a gift; a grantor.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. He by whom lands were given to another; the party making a donation. In later law. He who gives lands or tenements to another in tail. Litt. ยง 57; Termes de la Ley. In modem and American law. The party conferring a power. 4 Kent, Comm. 310.