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Overview of noun apanage

The noun apanage has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. appanage, apanage

(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")

2. appanage, apanage

(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")

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