Woman named in a will to administer the property (estate) of the deceased, and to carry out other associated statutory duties and specified acts. This is an archaic term as these days the term 'executor' is used for both males and females.

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The executrix decided that her husband's mansion should be given to their grandchildren and that her husband be buried in a solid gold casket like he wished.

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With Joan being the executrix of her mother's will, she was doing her best to remain impartial in the distribution of the remaining assets to the other siblings.

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Her older and more old-fashioned clients still referred to her as an executrix of wills, which always brought her amusing mental images of a dominatrix administering wills while carrying a whip.

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