Definition of Ascendents

1. Noun. (plural of ascendent) ¹



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Definition of Ascendents

1. ascendent [n] - See also: ascendent

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascendents

ascendable
ascendance
ascendances
ascendancies
ascendancy
ascendant
ascendantly
ascendants
ascended
ascendence
ascendences
ascendencies
ascendency
ascendens
ascendent
ascendents (current term)
ascender
ascenders
ascendest
ascendeth
ascendible
ascending
ascending(a)
ascending anterior branch
ascending aorta
ascending artery
ascending branch
ascending branch of the inferior mesenteric artery
ascending cervical artery
ascending cholangitis

Literary usage of Ascendents

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

1. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir by John Erskine, James Ivory (1828)
"2d!y, The right of representation in heritage, by which remoter heirs represent their ascendents, explained supr. T. 8. § 11, has no place in the succession ..."

2. The Ecclesiastical Law by Richard Burn (1842)
"Of the Succession of ascendents. " WHEN the deceased leaves no descendents ... And if divers ascendents are living, we prefer those who are " in the nearest ..."

3. A Summary of the Roman Civil Law: Illustrated by Commentaries on and ...by Patrick Mac Chombaich De Colquhoun by Patrick Mac Chombaich De Colquhoun (1854)
"... and other ascendents in the male h'ne.8 Exceptions from this rule were made in cases of signal ingratitude,9 and where. the children themselves were ..."

4. Diseases of the Nervous System by Julius Lincoln Salinger (1910)
"In how far alcoholism or syphilis, in the ascendents, play a role cannot be determined with certainty; by some authors, alcoholism among the parents, ..."

5. Gaii Institutionum Iuris Civilis Commentarii Quatuor, Or, Elements of Roman by Gaius, Edward Poste (1875)
"Cognates through female ascendents are merely natural kinsmen. Thus, between a man and his sister's son there is not agnation, but cognation : so my ..."

6. Gai Institvtiones, Or, Institutes of Roman Law by Gaius, Edward Poste, Edward Arthur Whittuck, Abel Hendy Jones Greenidge (1904)
"Agnates (3 § 10) are persons related through males, that is, through their male ascendents : as a brother by the same father, such brother's son or son's ..."

7. Gaii Institutionum Iuris Civilis Commentarii Quattuor: Or, Elements of Roman by Gaius, Edward Poste (1884)
"Agnates (3 § 10) are cognates through males, that is, through their male ascendents : aa a brother by the same father, such brother's son or son's son; ..."

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