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 for Executor de son tort
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tort \Tort\, n. [F., from LL. tortum, fr. L. tortus twisted,
     crooked, p. p. of torqure to twist, bend. See Torture.]
     1. Mischief; injury; calamity. [Obs.]
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              That had them long opprest with tort. --Spenser.
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     2. (Law) Any civil wrong or injury; a wrongful act (not
        involving a breach of contract) for which an action will
        lie; a form of action, in some parts of the United States,
        for a wrong or injury.
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     Executor de son tort. See under Executor.
     Tort feasor (Law), a wrongdoer; a trespasser. --Wharton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Executor \Ex*ec"u*tor\, n. [L. executor, exsecutor: cf. F.
     ex['e]cuteur. Cf. Executer.]
     1. One who executes or performs; a doer; as, an executor of
        baseness. --Shak.
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     2. An executioner. [Obs.]
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              Delivering o'er to executors paw?
              The lazy, yawning drone.              --Shak.
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     3. (Law) The person appointed by a testator to execute his
        will, or to see its provisions carried into effect, after
        his decease.
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     Executor de son tort [Of., executor of his own wrong]
        (Law), a stranger who intermeddles without authority in
        the distribution of the estate of a deceased person.
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