- Appendage Ap*pend"age, n.
1. Something appended to, or accompanying, a principal or
greater thing, though not necessary to it, as a portico to
Antenn[ae] and other appendages used for feeling. --Carpenter. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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