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  • v. Present participle of appertain.

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Examples

  • The former had at length succeeded to the extensive property of his long-lived grand-aunt, and to considerable wealth besides, which he had employed in redeeming his paternal acres (by the title appertaining to which he still chose to be designated), notwithstanding Captain Craigengelt had proposed to him a most advantageous mode of vesting the money in Law's scheme, which was just then broached, and offered his services to travel express to Paris for the purpose.

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • The former had at length succeeded to the extensive property of his long-lived grand-aunt, and to considerable wealth besides, which he had employed in redeeming his paternal acres (by the title appertaining to which he still chose to be designated), notwithstanding Captain Craigengelt had proposed to him a most advantageous mode of vesting the money in Law’s scheme, which was just then broached, and offered his services to travel express to

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • The boss of a train down there is the conductor del tren; a commuter is a commutador; switch is used both in its American railroad sense and to indicate the electrical device; slip, dock and wharf (the last pronounced guÿ; fay) are in daily use; so is socket (electrical), though it is pronounced sokÿ; ytay; so are poker and many of the terms appertaining to the game.

    Appendix 2. Non-English Dialects in America. 3. Spanish

  • This celestial being is therefore described as appertaining to five men, and he is the progenitor of five tribes.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1 Books 1, 2 and 3

  • On the 1st of January a royal proclamation was issued, concerning the style and titles appertaining to the imperial crown of Great Britain and

    The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. From George III. to Victoria

  • The days then are long, as the nights are short, for in the north of Finland there is a midnight sun, and even in _Helsingfors_, during June, he does not set till about eleven, consequently it remains light all night -- that strange weird sort of light that we English folk only know as appertaining to very early morning.

    Through Finland in Carts

  • The candidate is now requested to rise, and the Most Excellent Master gives him the sign, grip, and word appertaining to this degree.

    The Mysteries of Free Masonry Containing All the Degrees of the Order Conferred in a Master's Lodge

  • Another form of warp weight, of burnt clay, is somewhat frequently met with, Fig. 18, but it is described as appertaining to Roman times, and may therefore be either a Greek or Roman article.

    Ancient Egyptian and Greek Looms

  • What titles appertaining to God do not apply also to Him, except for Unbegotten and Begotten?

    This Is Life!: Revolutions Around the Cruciform Axis

  • The institution of marriage itself -- in the words of commencement rituals everywhere -- comes complete "...with all the rights, privileges, honors and responsibilities thereunto appertaining"?

    Paula Gordon: (R)Evolutions

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