Definition of Supplicants

1. Noun. (plural of supplicant) ¹



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Definition of Supplicants

1. supplicant [n] - See also: supplicant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Supplicants

suppletive
suppletively
suppletories
suppletory
suppli
suppli al telefono
supplial
supplials
suppliance
suppliances
suppliant
suppliantly
suppliants
supplicancy
supplicant
supplicants (current term)
supplicate
supplicated
supplicates
supplicating
supplicatingly
supplication
supplications
supplicative
supplicator
supplicators
supplicatory
supplied
supplied with
supplier

Literary usage of Supplicants

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

1. The Register of the Privy Council of Scotland by Scotland Privy Council (1905)
"... and rebelle as they bring to the supplicants, for the most part being ... supplicants ar forced out of pitie to give thame some maintenance, ..."

2. The Plays of Aeschylus by Aeschylus, Robert Potter (1886)
"THE supplicants. THE fire and fury that rages through the former play is ... These illustrious supplicants are drawn indeed with a firmness of soul becoming ..."

3. The Greek Tragic Theatre: Containing Æschylus by Dr. Potter, Sophocles by Dr by Euripides (1809)
"These illustrious supplicants are drawn indeed with a firmness of soul becoming their high rank, but tempered with a modest and amiable sensibility, ..."

4. The Law of Nations, Or, Principles of the Law of Nature Applied to the by Emer de Vattel, Joseph Chitty, Edward Duncan Ingraham (1852)
"... his protection to the emigrant fringes their. .,,. • . *., r mi_ T 17 J • ir-t 3 227. Sup- The name of supplicants is given to all fugitives who im- ..."

5. Decisions of the Court of Session: From the Year 1733 to the Year 1754 ...by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies, William Maxwell Morison by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies, William Maxwell Morison (1813)
"BALL ANT INE, and OTHERS, in LANARK, supplicants. ... MR ROBERT CAMPBELL, and OTHERS, supplicants. 0. SASINE in Dumbarton being booked, but not marked on ..."

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