a person who makes an affidavit.
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How to use affiant in a sentence
That to disclose the source of affiant's information at this time might defeat the ends of justice.
Wherefore, affiant prays that said Gustav Stahl may be arrested and imprisoned, or bailed, as the case may be.
The signature of the affiant and of the notary and the seal are all necessary to validate the affidavit.Copyright: Its History and Its Law | Richard Rogers Bowker
Where a corporation or firm is the claimant, the affiant should swear as agent.Copyright: Its History and Its Law | Richard Rogers Bowker
The writing other than that of Lee Harvey Oswald is that of affiant.Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for affiant
US law a person who makes an affidavit
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