"appendant" Definition

  1. v. t. Hanging; annexed; adjunct; concomitant; as, a seal appendant to a paper.
  2. v. t. 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.
  3. n. Anything attached to another as incidental or subordinate to it.
  4. n. A inheritance annexed by prescription to a superior inheritance.

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Position in dictionary: 5574 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t., n., n.,
Words that start with "appendant": 1
Words that end with "appendant": 1
Words that contain "appendant": 1
Next words in dictionary: appended, appendence, appendency, appendical, appendicate
Previous words in dictionary: appendance, appendaged, appendage, append, appenage

English Dictionary Definition of appendant

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