Claimant


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Claimant

A party to an explicit or implicit contract.
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Any sort of claimant, with any sort of wild tale of prior invention, could find a speculator to support him.
But after Bell had explained his invention in public lectures before more than twenty thousand people, after it had been on exhibition for months at the Philadelphia Centennial, after several hundred articles on it had appeared in newspapers and scientific magazines, and after actual sales of telephones had been made in various parts of the country, there began to appear such a succession of claimants and infringers that the forgetful public came to believe that the telephone, like most inventions, was the product of many minds.
But even after this defeat for the claimants, the frolic was not wholly ended.
If an earth were overlooked, it meant some dispute as to the ownership of the land, and then and there the Hunt checked and settled it in this wise: The Governor and the Inspector side by side, but the latter half a horse's length to the rear; both bare-shouldered claimants well in front; the villagers half-mooned behind them, and Farag with the pack, who quite understood the performance, sitting down on the left.
Many a time I have shared between two claimants the precious morsel of brown bread distributed at tea-time; and after relinquishing to a third half the contents of my mug of coffee, I have swallowed the remainder with an accompaniment of secret tears, forced from me by the exigency of hunger.
There was none, but the difficulty of providing for so many claimants.
While the remains of Jim Hall were discovered on a dozen mountain-sides by greedy claimants for blood-money.
She would marry, and would have new claimants on her tenderness; and in doing it, would never know the love for her that had grown up in my heart.
A crowd of eager claimants arose, who cared nothing about any last scion of a noble race undergoing treatment in Switzerland, at the expense of the deceased, as a congenital idiot.
The CA said the Hawaii Court did not give any opportunity to the unnamed claimants the full litigation needed by law and no chance was given to the Marcos Estate to confront each and every claimant.
In his response, Hinds wrote: "Universal Credit payments adjust depending on the amount a claimant earns, so that a claimant whose hours may change are financially supported and do not need to switch their benefit claim.
The benefit to which the claimant is entitled based on his or her own work record is less than the benefit based on the ex-spouse's work record.