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grantor

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Definition a person who makes a grant (gives something) in legal form
  • conveyed from grantor to grantee
  • The several departments being perfectly co-ordinate by the terms of their common commission, none of them, it is evident, can pretend to an exclusive or superior right of settling the boundaries between their respective powers; and how are the encroachments of the stronger to be prevented, or the wrongs of the weaker to be redressed, without an appeal to the people themselves, who, as the grantors of the commissions, can alone declare its true meaning, and enforce its observance?
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers

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