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Meaning of APPENDANT

Pronunciation:  u'pendunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  affixed as an appendage
 

APPENDANT is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: affixed
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ap*pend"ant\, a. [F. appendant, p. pr. of appendre.
    See {Append}, v. t.]
    1. Hanging; annexed; adjunct; concomitant; as, a seal
       appendant to a paper.
    
             As they have transmitted the benefit to us, it is
             but reasonable we should suffer the appendant
             calamity.                             --Jer. Taylor.
    
    2. (Law) Appended by prescription, that is, a personal usage
       for a considerable time; -- said of a thing of inheritance
       belonging to another inheritance which is superior or more
       worthy; as, an advowson, common, etc., which may be
       appendant to a manor, common of fishing to a freehold, a
       seat in church to a house. --Wharton. --Coke.
    
    
  2. \Ap*pend"ant\, n.
    1. Anything attached to another as incidental or subordinate
       to it.
    
    2. (Law) A inheritance annexed by prescription to a superior
       inheritance.
    
    
 

 

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