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  • n. Plural form of examinant.

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Examples

  • This is repeated at intervals, either till the suspected avow themselves culpable, or the perseverance of the examinants is worn out and exhausted: But without a direct acknowledgment of their guilt, the

    The Monk

  • These examinants asked a great number of unnecessary and impertinent questions, which so exasperated one of the noblemen, who was naturally of a warm temper, that he exclaimed opening his breast at the same time, "Cut here, search my heart, you shall find nothing but the love of religion and liberty; those were the motives for which I drew my sword, and for those I am willing to suffer death."

    Fox's Book of Martyrs Or A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphant Deaths of the Primitive Protestant Martyrs

  • Habersham_, Esq.; [1] and _David Montague_, Esq.; were their examinants, and released them.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 1, January 1916

  • Joyce Boanes saith, that about thirteen yeers since, shee had two imps which came into the bed to her in the likenesse of mouses, and that they sucked on this examinants body.

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

  • Margery Stoakes, this examinants mother, lying upon her death-bed, and this examinant comming to visit her, shee the said Margery desired this examinant privately to give entertainment to two of her imps, and withall told this examinant, they would do this examinant good; And this examinant saith, that the same night her said mother dyed, the said two imps came to her accordingly, and sucked on her body. —

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

  • Bishop in catechising some converts who had passed themselves off as true children of Israel, but who were in fact, older Christians than either of their examinants, being descendants of some Nestorian families, who had settled in the south of Palestine in the earlier ages of Christianity.

    Tancred Or, The New Crusade

  • It was a large room, partially and imperfectly lighted; but by chance, or the skill of the architect, who might happen to remember the advantage which might occasionally be derived from such an arrangement, one window was so placed as to throw a strong light at the foot of the table at which prisoners were usually posted for examination, while the upper end, where the examinants sate, was thrown into shadow.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • This is repeated at intervals, either till the suspected avow themselves culpable, or the perseverance of the examinants is worn out and exhausted: But without a direct acknowledgment of their guilt, the Inquisition never pronounces the final doom of its Prisoners.

    The Monk; a romance

  • Mr.R. faid, he wifhed it to be recol - le6\cd, that the evidence under the different heads of the cities where the examinants rtfided, was partly a voluntary commu - nication, and partly anfwers to queitions propofed for the pur - pofe of uncovering the equity of the cafe.

    Congressional Reporter, Containing the Public Documents, and the Debates [in Congress]

  • Witchcraft) brought to this examinants house each of them an imp, (in all three) to which this examinant added one of her own imps; and then the said Joyce Boanes carryed the said four imps to the house of one

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

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