land or some other source of revenue assigned for the maintenance of a member of the family of a ruling house.
whatever belongs rightfully or appropriately to one’s rank or station in life.
a natural or necessary accompaniment; adjunct.
It was enough for him that an appanage of Royalty had said that some day, perhaps, he would give him his gold cap.
Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children Julian Hawthorne
And needless to say Leopold can’t get along on his salary and appanage.
Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess Henry W. Fischer
The children of Ysiaslaf had provinces assigned them in appanage.
The Empire of Russia John S. C. Abbott
He would then marry the daughter of one of them, and annex Scotland as her appanage.
A Forgotten Hero Emily Sarah Holt
Aumale itself was conferred by Philip Augustus as an appanage on his son Philip.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8 Various
But the superior income which is the appanage of superior status is not rent of ability.
Expository Writing Mervin James Curl
More akin to the tics is stereotypy of written language, so common an appanage of mental disease.
Tics and Their Treatment Henry Meigne
It was, he considered, the garment and appanage of every sentient being.
The Philosophy of Disenchantment Edgar Saltus
Azerbaijan is an appanage of the Vali Ahd (the Persian heir-apparent).
The Cradle of Mankind W.A. Wigram
An appanage of the Crown, they had been called so from the days of William the Conqueror.
The Pagan’s Cup Fergus Hume
land or other provision granted by a king for the support of a member of the royal family, esp a younger son
a natural or customary accompaniment or perquisite, as to a job or position
c.1600, from French apanage (13c.), from apaner “to endow with means of subsistence,” from Medieval Latin appanare “equip with bread,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + panis “bread” (see food). Originally, provisions made for younger children of royalty. The double -p- restored in French 15c.-16c., in English 17c.
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an organization or existing power structure, especially a political one: a position of leadership within the party apparat; The chess apparat is not eager to change tournament rules. Historical Examples Pforzheim fell sidewise against the pink wall of petrol tins, still hung up by his apparat, and dribbling scarlet over the pink. The Messenger Elizabeth […]
a member of an apparat, especially in a Communist country. Contemporary Examples Rivals tagged her an apparatchik, an heiress, handpicked by a mayor/mentor said to nickname her “ma petite Anne,” my little Anne. French Vote Thrusts Two Women Into the Spotlight Tracy McNicoll March 30, 2014 noun a member of a Communist apparat an official […]