Resiant
Resiant Res"i*ant (-ant), a. [OF. reseant, resseant, L. residens. See {Resident}.] Resident; present in a place. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

In which her kingdom's throne is chiefly resiant. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • Resiant — Res i*ant, n. A resident. [Obs.] Sir T. More. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • resiant — res·i·ant …   English syllables

  • resiant — /reziyant/ In old English law, continually dwelling or abiding in a place; resident; a resident …   Black's law dictionary

  • resiant — Residing …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • resiant — I. nt noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English resceant, from Middle French reseant, from reseant, adjective archaic : resident II. adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • Presence — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Presence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 presence presence Sgm: N 1 occupancy occupancy occupation Sgm: N 1 attendance attendance Sgm: N 1 whereness whereness GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 permeation …   English dictionary for students

  • resceant — resceant, sceaunte varr. of resiant Obs …   Useful english dictionary

  • reseant — variant of resiant Obs …   Useful english dictionary

  • resiente — obs. form of resiant …   Useful english dictionary

  • resseaunt — obs. f. resiant …   Useful english dictionary

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