The heir presumptive to a Celtic clan.
Origin: From tánaiste.
in Ireland, a lord or proprietor of a tract of land or of a castle, elected by a family, under the system of tanistry
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tan′ist, n. the chief or holder of lands, &c., in certain Celtic races, also the chief's elective successor.—n. Tan′istry, an ancient Celtic mode of tenure, according to which the right of succession lay not with the individual, but with the family in which it was hereditary, and by the family the holder of office or lands was elected. [Ir. and Gael. tanaiste, lord—tan, country.]
The numerical value of tanist in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of tanist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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