As*sump"tive (#), a. [L. assumptivus, fr. assumptus, fr. assumere.]

Assumed, or capable of being assumed; characterized by assumption; making unwarranted claims.

-- As*sump"tive*ly, adv.

Assumptive arms Her., originally, arms which a person had a right to assume, in consequence of an exploit; now, those assumed without sanction of the Heralds' College.

Percy Smith.


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