Appertaining
Appertain Ap`per*tain", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Appertained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Appertaining}.] [OE. apperteinen, apertenen, OF. apartenir, F. appartenir, fr. L. appertinere; ad + pertinere to reach to, belong. See {Pertain}.] To belong or pertain, whether by right, nature, appointment, or custom; to relate. [1913 Webster]

Things appertaining to this life. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

Give it unto him to whom it appertaineth. --Lev. vi. 5. [1913 Webster]


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