Origin of appellant
Related Words for appellantclaimant, prisoner, defendant, suspect, offender, litigant, seeker, aspirant, candidate, hopeful, suppliant, suitor, inquirer, postulant, appellant, petitioner
Examples from the Web for appellant
Historical Examples of appellant
"Sir Yvo de Taillebois is the appellant," said the high-constable.Wager of Battle
Henry William Herbert
She is very cynical, and will by no means side with this appellant or with that.The Coming of the Friars
This property Darnall afterwards sold to Legrand, the appellant, who gave his notes for the purchase-money.
The appellant's plea was sound, and ought not to have been set aside.The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey--Vol. 1
Thomas de Quincey
"No champion appears for the appellant," said the Grand Master.Ivanhoe
- a person who appeals
- law the party who appeals to a higher court from the decision of a lower tribunal
- law another word for appellate
Word Origin for appellant
late 14c., Anglo-French, from Old French apelant, noun use of present participle of apeler, from Latin appellare (see appeal).