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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Expectant

EXPECT'ANT, adjective Waiting; looking for.

1. An expectant estate, is one which is suspended till the determination of a particular estate.

EXPECT'ANT, noun One who expects; one who waits in expectation; one held in dependence by his belief or hope of receiving some good. Those who have the gift of offices are usually surrounded by expectants.