Definition of Deponents
1. Noun. (plural of deponent) ¹
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Definition of Deponents
1. deponent [n] - See also: deponent
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Literary usage of Deponents
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1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"And these deponents, each speaking for himself, severally say, that the removal and suspension of lord Pigot was not the result of any premeditated plan or ..."
2. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...by William Cobbett, David Jardine by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1814)
"And these deponents further 0 seize the persons of these deponents, and he said other ... And therefore, these deponents renamed at their country bouses at ..."
3. The History and Topography of Dauphin, Cumberland, Franklin, Bedford, Adams by Israel Daniel Rupp (1846)
"From whence these deponents steered along a path about three or four miles to the Narrows of Juniata, -where they suspected the murder to have been ..."
4. A Latin Grammar for the Use of Schools by Johan Nikolai Madvig (1856)
"In some deponents the supine or participle perfect (whence the perf. ind., &c. are formed by ... Obs. The supine itself occurs but seldom in the deponents. ..."
5. A Greek Grammar for Colleges by Herbert Weir Smyth (1920)
"Middle deponents. — Deponent verbs whose aorists have an active or middle meaning with middle ... Most passive deponents express mental action of some sort ..."
6. History of the Early Settlement of the Juniata Valley: Embracing an Account by Uriah James Jones (1856)
""Whereupon most of the white men, these deponents, crossed the creek again, and went down the creek, and crossed into an island, where these deponents had ..."
7. Powell's Principles and Practice of the Law of Evidence by Edmund Powell, John Cutler, Charles Francis Cagney (1898)
"Take notice, that the intend at the trial of this action to cross- examine the several deponents named and described in the schedule hereto on their ..."
8. The Bloody Bridge: And Other Papers Relating to the Insurrection of 1641 by Thomas Fitzpatrick (1903)
"All this implies no imputation against the " veracity " of the deponents. They did not necessarily perjure themselves in putting forth fables founded on ..."