Definition of Expectants
1. expectant [n] - See also: expectant
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Literary usage of Expectants
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence, as Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy (1899)
"... agreements with the utmost vigilance, and will cancel them if they are at all unfair, one-sided, or otherwise inequitable.1 § 953. expectants, Heirs ..."
2. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"... by the use of the word " Bevy " of hungry expectants : of which number he vows in Yankee phrase that he's not one.—' Letters to Alex. Hamilton,' p. 8. ..."
3. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1890)
"ORDINATION BY THE PRESBYTERS OF THE FIRST CLASSIS IN THE COUNTY OF LANCASTER OF FOUR expectants, v1z., MR. JOHN MURCOTT, MR. JOHN BROCKLEHURST, MR. ..."
4. Institutes of Common and Statute Law by John Barbee Minor (1877)
"... or other expectants, in the life-time of their ancestors or relations, from whom is the expectation of the estate. These have been generally mixed cases ..."
5. An Historical Account of the Plantation in Ulster at the Commencement of the by George Hill (1877)
"He offers to make consideration of such as be expectants in Tyrone of the title of O'Neile. We think it better for him to have that opportunity by grant ..."
6. The Diary of William Bentley: Pastor of the East Church, Salem, Massachusetts by William Bentley, Joseph Gilbert Waters, Marguerite Dalrymple, Alice G. Waters, Essex Institute (1914)
"Our company of the best & therefore not the largest. I first hid the money & then the keys. So much for hungry expectants & for having the intended heirs ..."
7. Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin, William Duane (1859)
"... the usual effects of which are dépendance and servility, unbecoming free-» men, in the possessors and expectants ; faction, contention, corruption, ..."