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  1. (obsolete) A teston, a sixpence


  • 1949, John Dover Wilson (compiler), Life in Shakespeare's England. A Book of Elizabethan Prose, Cambridge at the University Press. 1st ed. 1911, 2nd ed. 1913, 8th reprint. In Glossary and Notes




From testis (a witness).



testor (present infinitive testārī, perfect active testātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I am witness, testify, attest.
  2. I make a will.


   Conjugation of testor (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present testor testāris, testāre testātur testāmur testāminī testantur
imperfect testābar testābāris, testābāre testābātur testābāmur testābāminī testābantur
future testābor testāberis, testābere testābitur testābimur testābiminī testābuntur
perfect testātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect testātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect testātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tester testēris, testēre testētur testēmur testēminī testentur
imperfect testārer testārēris, testārēre testārētur testārēmur testārēminī testārentur
perfect testātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect testātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present testāre testāminī
future testātor testātor testantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives testārī testātus esse testātūrus esse
participles testāns testātus testātūrus testandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
testārī testandī testandō testandum testātum testātū

Derived terms[edit]


  • testor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • testor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • testor in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • testor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to call the gods to witness: testari deos (Sull. 31. 86)
    • this shows, proves..: testis est, testatur, declarat
  • testament in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911