Entry from British & World English dictionary
- This examinant asked the child how she came by this nail.
- He would be incensed at having been entrapped by an ignorant enthusiastic declaimer into an admiration of objects whose authenticity may be questioned by the first cool examinant.
- Boile hath confessed to this examinant and others that he had in Connaught 360 plough-lands and thirty-eight parsonages.
Early 17th century: from Latin examinant- 'weighing, testing', from the verb examinare (see examine).
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