Sentence Examples


  • There were tribes where the basis of kinship was agnate, but these were the exceptions.
  • The title of the sovereign is king of Bavaria, that of his presumptive heir is crown-prince of Bavaria, and during the minority or incapacity of the sovereign a regency is declared, which is vested in the nearest male agnate capable of ascending the throne.
  • The grand duchy, being hereditary only in the male line, passed to the nearest agnate, the duke of Nassau.