Definition for AP-PEL'LANT

AP-PEL'LANT, n. [See Appeal.]

  1. One who appeals, or removes a cause from a lower to a higher tribunal.
  2. One who prosecutes another for a crime.
  3. One who challenges or summons another to single combat.
  4. In Church history, one who appeals from the Constitution Unigenitus to a general council. – Blackstone. Encyc. Milton.

Return to page 154 of the letter “A”.