Origin of tanist
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This story must have been an after-thought, to account for what we may suppose to have been a prehistoric Tanist stone.Roman Mosaics|Hugh Macmillan
Ultramon′tanism, ultramontane or extreme views as to the Pope's rights; Ultramon′tanist, one who holds to ultramontanism.
The "tanist" stood next to the chief, and was his successor.The Poem-Book of the Gael|Various
To avert strife his tanist, or successor, was elected in his lifetime.Irish History and the Irish Question|Goldwin Smith
Very often the sons refused to accept the tanist, and bloody quarrels followed.Ireland under the Tudors, Volume I (of II)|Richard Bagwell