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claimant

noun accusant, accuser, appellant, asserter, claimer, complainant, libelant, litigant, one who asserts a demand, one who claims a right, party to a suit, person who makes a claim, person with a grievance, plaintiff, pleader, postulant, solicitant, solicitor, suitor
Associated concepts: lien claimant, subsequent claimant, suit by claimant
Foreign phrases: Semper necessitas probandi incumbit ei qui agit.The burden of proof always lies upon the claimant.
See also: applicant, complainant, contender, contestant, litigant, party, petitioner, plaintiff, suitor

CLAIMANT. In the courts of admiralty, when the suit is in rem, the cause is entitled in the Dame of the libellant against the thing libelled, as A B v. Ten cases of calico and it preserves that title through the whole progress of the suit.When a person is authorized and admitted to defend the libel, he is called the claimant. The United States v. 1960 bags of coffee; 8 Cranch, R. 398; United States v. The Mars; 8 Cranch, R. 417; 30 hhds. of sugar, (Brentzon, claimant, v. Boyle. 9 Cranch, R. 191.

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