appanage : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n any customary and rightful perquisite appropriate to your station in life
for thousands of years the chair was an appanage of state and dignity rather than an article of ordinary use
- n a grant (by a sovereign or a legislative body) of resources to maintain a dependent member of a ruling family
bishoprics were received as appanages for the younger sons of great families
- No appanage of Boston alone.