Definition of cognisant:
- "The Parisians, Book 11.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
- "The Mormon Prophet", Lily Dougall.
If it were found that he had brought himself within the reach of the law, the jury would no doubt say so, and in such case would do great service to the cause of purity; but if Mr. Browborough had not been personally cognisant of what his agents had done, then the jury would be bound to acquit him.- "Phineas Redux", Anthony Trollope.