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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: affixed as an appendage

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French apendaunt, present participle of apendre to belong, be subject, from Medieval Latin append?re to be attached, belong to, from Latin, to be pending, from ad- + pend?re to hang (intransitive verb) Date: 15th century 1. belonging as a right by prescription used of annexed land in English law 2. associated as an attendant circumstance 3. [append] attached as an appendage <a seal appendant to a document> appendant noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. --adj. (usu. foll. by to) attached in a subordinate capacity. --n. an appendant person or thing. Etymology: OF apendant f. apendre formed as APPEND, -ANT

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Appendant 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's 1913 Dictionary

Appendant 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.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Annexed, attached, hanging, concomitant, attendant.



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