Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A mandator.
  • Commanding; ordering: chiefly in the phrase member mandant, the brain, as the controller of the body.

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Examples

  • His scarecrow form slouched forward, to stand between his Com mandant and those below.

    do you ever read writing?

  • Sodomia; officinae horum alicubi apud Turcas, — qui saxis semina mandant — arenas arantes; et frequentes querelae, etiam inter ipsos conjuges hac de re, quae virorum concubitum illicitum calceo in oppositam partem verso magistratui indicant; nullum apud Italos familiare magis peccatum, qui et post [4698] Lucianum et [4699] Tatium, scriptis voluminibis defendunt.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Himmler asked uneasily, gazing at the booklet the SS com mandant held up.

    Garden of Beasts

  • Et in eo tertiò deprehensum, capite plectendum seuerè mandant?

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • Et in eo terti� deprehensum, capite plectendum seuer� mandant?

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • The problem was made more difficult when the com - mandant summoned him to share good news: 'Cap - tain Starr, I have here your promotion to major in the United States Army.

    Legacy

  • Across the tortured railway system of the Reich train after train of battened - down Jewish families were shunted from one siding to another, clogging the through traffic, drawing the fire of marauding Allied aircraft, using valuable fuel and rolling stock before discharging their three-quarters-dead cargo at Belsen, the "transit camp," where, as Hoess the com - mandant stolidly recounted to the Nuremberg tribunal, "... tens of thousands of corpses lay about everywhere."

    Barbarossa

  • An agent could be employed to transact business for another, but was required to act strictly according to his orders, and the mandant, who gave the orders, was bound to ratify what was done by the mandatary, and to reimburse him for all advances and expenses incurred in executing the commission.

    The Old Roman World, : the Grandeur and Failure of Its Civilization.

  • Et in eo tertiò deprehensum, capite plectendum seuerè mandant?

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation — Volume 01

  • While commen - dation is justly bestowed upon the British officer, cen - sure cannot be withheld from the American com - mandant.

    Memoirs of the war in the Southern department of the United States

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