appellant (n.) Old form(s): appealant , Appealants
accuser [of treason], challenger, denouncer
2H6 II.iii.49[York to King, of the combat between Horner and Peter] ready are the appellant and defendant ... to enter the lists
2H6 II.iii.57[York to all, of Peter] I never saw a fellow worse bestead ... than is the appellant
R2 I.i.34[Bolingbroke to King Richard] Come I appellant to this princely presence
R2 I.iii.4[Lord Marshal to Aumerle] The Duke of Norfolk ... / Stays but the summons of the appellant's trumpet
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