Thesaurus / agnate
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
When the father died, the nearest male of kin, even though declared unqualified as an agnate, came in as guardian.
WOMAN UNDER SOCIALISMAUGUST BEBEL
Failing an agnate, a member of the gens of the dead man is to inherit.
In Korea, for instance, he can only adopt an agnate and one of a lower generation than his own.
THE SOUL OF THE FAR EASTPERCIVAL LOWELL
(a) If a free person is abducted, the fine shall be divided equally between his agnate and cognate heirs and the treasury.
STUDIES IN MORO HISTORY, LAW, AND RELIGIONNAJEEB M. SALEEBY
A man may not marry the widow of his brother, or of an agnate.
CASTES AND TRIBES OF SOUTHERN INDIAEDGAR THURSTON
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