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Cestui que Vie

is the person for whose life any lands or hereditaments may be held.

Cestui que use,
the person entitled to a use. Cestui que trust, the person for whose benefit a trust may be created.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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