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Meaning of INTENDANT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \In*tend"ant\, n. [F. intendant, fr. L. intendere to
    direct (one's thoughts) to a thing. See {Intend}.]
    One who has the charge, direction, or management of some
    public business; a superintendent; as, an intendant of
    marine; an intendant of finance.
    
    
  2. \In*tend"ant\, a. [See {Intend}.]
    Attentive. [Obs.]
    
    
 

 

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