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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Donee \Do*nee"\, n. [OF. don['e], F. donn['e], p. p. See the
1. The person to whom a gift or donation is made.
2. (Law) Anciently, one to whom lands were given; in later
use, one to whom lands and tenements are given in tail; in
modern use, one on whom a power is conferred for
execution; -- sometimes called the appointor.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the recipient of funds or other benefits [syn:
From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
DONEE. He to whom a gift is made, or a bequest given; one who is invested
with a power to select an appointee, he is sometimes called an appointer.
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