Trus*tee" (?), n. Law

A person to whom property is legally committed in trust, to be applied either for the benefit of specified individuals, or for public uses; one who is intrusted with property for the benefit of another; also, a person in whose hands the effects of another are attached in a trustee process.

Trustee process Law, a process by which a creditor may attach his debtor's goods, effects, and credits, in the hands of a third person; -- called, in some States, the process of foreign attachment, garnishment, or factorizing process. [U. S.]


© Webster 1913.

Trus*tee" (?), v. t.


To commit (property) to the care of a trustee; as, to trustee an estate.

2. Law

To attach (a debtor's wages, credits, or property in the hands of a third person) in the interest of the creditor.



© Webster 1913.

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