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Claimant

A party to an explicit or implicit contract.
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But even after this defeat for the claimants, the frolic was not wholly ended.
The currents are too feeble"; second, Gray the CONVERT, who wrote frankly to Bell in 1877, "I do not claim the credit of inventing it"; and third, Gray the CLAIMANT, who endeavored to prove in 1886 that he was the original inventor.
Any sort of claimant, with any sort of wild tale of prior invention, could find a speculator to support him.
The second claimant stooped quickly beneath the lifted hunting-crop.
uf, who would have had no scruples to put to death, under any circumstances, the rival claimant of the fief of Ivanhoe.
I attended carefully to his wants and amusements, but not, I own, with the same devoted fondness as before, because I could not feel it; besides, I had now another claimant on my time and care - my ailing infant, for whose sake I frequently braved and suffered the reproaches and complaints of his unreasonably exacting father.
Colonel Pyncheon, the claimant, as we gather from whatever traits of him are preserved, was characterized by an iron energy of purpose.
He heard Fanshaw add that his country was full of such quaint fables and idioms; it was the very home of romance; he even pitted this part of Cornwall against Devonshire, as a claimant to the laurels of Elizabethan seamanship.
A wise man will extend this lesson to all parts of life, and know that it is the part of prudence to face every claimant and pay every just demand on your time, your talents, or your heart.
It is now common practice for counsel to instruct claimants to limit social media use, increase privacy settings to the highest levels, decline any new "friend" requests, or simply delete the entire social media existence.
8) For all other claimants and defendants, however, the PVBA process is available and may prove to be an effective ADR opportunity for all parties involved in the dispute.
Whilst there may be a small minority of claimants who don't want to work and there always will be, unfortunately, it is unfair of the government to demonise the majority of claimants as 'workshy'.