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.

 

© Webster 1913.


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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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