Definition of Ascendants

1. Noun. (plural of ascendant) ¹



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Definition of Ascendants

1. ascendant [n] - See also: ascendant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascendants

ascaris
ascaris suum
ascaron
ascaroside
ascarosides
ascarylose
ascaunt
ascend
ascendable
ascendance
ascendances
ascendancies
ascendancy
ascendant
ascendantly
ascendants (current term)
ascended
ascendence
ascendences
ascendencies
ascendency
ascendens
ascendent
ascendents
ascender
ascenders
ascendest
ascendeth
ascendible
ascending

Literary usage of Ascendants

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Studies in Roman Law, with Comparative Views of the Laws of France, England by Thomas Mackenzie Mackenzie (1865)
"ascendants 1. "When ascendants stand alone, the father and mother ... There is no representation among ascendants, and the nearest in degree excludes the ..."

2. The Civil Law in Its Natural Order by Jean Domat (1850)
"ascendants have the Right of Transmission. — As children and other descendants succeed to their fathers and mothers, and other ascendants, in such a manner ..."

3. Studies in Roman Law: With Comparative Views of the Laws of France, England by Thomas Mackenzie Mackenzie (1865)
"ascendants 1. When ascendants stand alone, the father and mother succeed in equal ... There is no representation among ascendants, and the nearest in degree ..."

4. Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle (1914)
"3, § 2; ascendants; CONSANGUINITY. In Real Property Law. The division between two tracts or parcels of land. Limit; border; boundary. ..."

5. A History of French Private Law by Jean Brissaud (1912)
"The House and the Lineage.1 — The French law in its last stages distinguishes between three kinds of heirs: descendants, ascendants, and collaterals. ..."

6. Handbook of the Roman Law by Ferdinand Mackeldey, Moses Aaron Dropsie (1883)
"If they seek the lives of their ascendants with poison or otherwise. 6. ... If the children did not protect their insane ascendants. ..."

7. The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I by Frederick Pollock, Frederic William Maitland (1899)
"We can not be certain that Norman law had ever excluded the ascendants; it did not exclude them in the thirteenth century. Dark as are the doings of the ..."

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