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REVIVOR. the name of a bill in chancery used to renew an original bill which for some reason has become inoperative. Vide Bill of Revivor.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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There's also a new "walk-through" revivor process that can be effected at FTB field offices under certain circumstances.
(110) And plaintiffs had every reason to want to avoid making them parties: the death of a party abated a suit in equity and required the filing of a bill of revivor, which recommenced the suit all over again, requiring relitigation of matters previously litigated.