noun, plural as·sig·nats [as-ig-nats; French a-see-nya] /ˈæs ɪgˌnæts; French a siˈnya/. French History.
- assigned counsel,
- assigned risk,
- assigned sex
Origin of assignat
Examples from the Web for assignat
I looked up, and, straight before me, saw the same officer who had given me the assignat the night before.Maurice Tiernay Soldier of Fortune|Charles James Lever
Ominous it was when persons compelled to take this loan found for an assignat of one hundred francs only one franc was allowed.Fiat Money Inflation in France|Andrew Dickson White
He would not even change an assignat to take for what I drank, which was not a little; and I therefore owe him for it.
When the guillotine stops working, the assignat, losing its official value, falls to its real value.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 4 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
I looked up, and there, straight before me, saw the same officer who had given me the assignat the night before.