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Definition of "descents" [descents]

  • Plural form of descent. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "descents" in a sentence
  • "The sight of a rider going over the dry stone wall on one of these descents is always shocking and never gets old."
  • "“But it has been really uncomfortable to ride, the descents were the hardest thing at first.”"
  • "I do not mean that you should be a French lawyer; but I would not have you unacquainted with the general principles of their law, in matters that occur every day: Such is the nature of their descents, that is, the inheritance of lands: Do they all go to the eldest son, or are they equally divided among the children of the deceased?"