Definition for AP-PEND'ANT


  1. Hanging to; annexed; belonging to something; attached; as, a seal appendant to a paper.
  2. In law, common appendant, is a right, belonging to the owners or occupiers of land, to put commonable beasts upon the lord's waste, and upon the lands of other persons within the same manor. An advowson appendant, is the right of patronage or presentation, annexed to the possession of a manor. So also a common of fishing may be appendant to a freehold. – Blackstone. Cowel.

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