a person who exercises a power of appointment of property.
A general power is one which the appointor may exercise in favour of any person he pleases.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3 Various
(property law) a person to whom a power to nominate persons to take property is given by deed or will See also power of appointment
a town in central Virginia where Lee surrendered to Grant on April 9, 1865, ending the Civil War. a river flowing E from E central Virginia to the James River. 137 miles (220 km) long. Historical Examples She was engaged to a fellow in my regiment—killed at Appomattox. The Comings of Cousin Ann Emma Speed […]
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appomattox court house Appomattox Court House [(ap-uh-mat-uhks)] A village in Virginia where General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant in April 1865, effectively ending the American Civil War. Historical Examples The morning broke clear and bright in the neighborhood of appomattox court house, and there was every evidence of spring. The Black […]
noun the production of objects by apparently supernatural means at a spiritualists’ seance the objects produced (obsolete) bearing; demeanour (pl) (obsolete) things brought as offerings; revenues Historical Examples The Hindoo control then announced that an apport would be brought, and asked that water be placed in a tin basin. The Wanderings of a Spiritualist Arthur […]
to distribute or allocate proportionally; divide and assign according to some rule of proportional distribution: to apportion expenses among the three men. Contemporary Examples It takes time—sometimes a very long time—to apportion power among different groups within a nascent political system. Iraq’s Political Miracle Tunku Varadarajan March 2, 2010 Pundits love to apportion blame for […]