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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tort n.
 1. Mischief; injury; calamity. [Obs.]
    That had them long opprest with tort.   --Spenser.
 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.
 Executor de son tort.  See under Executor.
 Tort feasor Law, a wrongdoer; a trespasser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·ec·u·tor n.
 1. One who executes or performs; a doer; as, an executor of baseness.
 2. An executioner. [Obs.]
 Delivering o'er to executors paw
 The lazy, yawning drone.   --Shak.
 3. Law The person appointed by a testator to execute his will, or to see its provisions carried into effect, after his decease.
 Executor de son tort  Law, a stranger who intermeddles without authority in the distribution of the estate of a deceased person.