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affiant

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EtymologyEdit

From the present participle of Old French afier, from Late Latin affidare. Related to affidavit.

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NounEdit

affiant (plural affiants)

  1. (law) The individual witness whose statement is contained in an affidavit or sworn deposition.
    Further affiant sayeth naught. (A centuries-old statement that is still used on some legal documents as the final declaration prior to the affiant's signature.)

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