Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Affixed or belonging to something more important.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A thing annexed to or belonging to another thing and passing with it; a thing of inheritance balonging to another inheritanco which is more worthy; as an advowson, common, etc., which may be appendant to a manor, common of fishing to a frcehold, a seat in a church to a house, etc. It differs from appurtenance, in that appendant must ever be by prescription, i. e., a personal usage for a considerable time, while an appurtenance may be created at this day; for lf a grant be made to a man and his heirs, of common in such a moor for bis beasts levant or couchant upon his manor, the commons are appurtenant to the manor, and the grant will pass them. Ch Litt. 121b; Lucas v. Bishop, 15 Lea (Tenn.) 165, 54 Am. Rep. 440; Leonard v. White, 7 Mass. 6, 5 Ain. Dec. 19; Meek v. Breckenridge, 29 Ohio St. 648. See Appurtenance.