tortfeasor

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From Anglo-Norman tortfeasor, from Old French tortfesor, tort-faiseur, torfesor, torzfesor(wrongdoer), from tort(a misdeed, a wrong) + fesor, faiseur(doer).

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tortfeasor ‎(plural tortfeasors)

  1. (law) A person who commits a tort.

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