Debt"or (?), n. [OE. dettur, dettour, OF. detor, detur, detour, F. d'ebiteur, fr. L. debitor, fr. debere to owe. See Debt.]

One who owes a debt; one who is indebted; -- correlative to creditor.

[I 'll] bring your latter hazard back again, And thankfully rest debtor for the first. Shak.

In Athens an insolvent debtor became slave to his creditor. Mitford.

Debtors for our lives to you. Tennyson.


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