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supplicant

In an authentication system, supplicant refers to the client machine that wants to gain access to the network. See 802.1x.
References in classic literature ?
Felton, in his turn a suppliant, clasped his hands.
Then he came to Creon and long-robed Eniocha, who received him kindly and gave him all fitting things, as is due to suppliants, and honoured him in their hearts even more.
Then Alcinous said to one of the servants, "Pontonous, mix a cup of wine and hand it round that we may make drink-offerings to Jove the lord of thunder, who is the protector of all well-disposed suppliants.
Elfriede Jelinek adopts the narrative structure, setting, and themes of Aeschylus's Suppliant Women for Charges, a drama that delivers a powerful, raw, emotional depiction of the refugee crisis that is currently playing out on a global scale.
The President sees it as a pragmatic arrangement: The Philippines is in no shape to fight China militarily, and so must assume a less provocative, more suppliant position.
They will be a part of a performance of The Suppliant Women, with three groups all having different roles.
Suspended in the stark white room below were two ethereal screens, Drop It Like It's Hot and Suppliant Branches at My Knees, adorned by generous female figures that recalled archetypal fertility symbols, their features as distorted and elegant as a Venus of Lespugue reinterpreted by Picasso.
The Suppliant Women - David Greig's first outing as Lyceum artistic director - is actually a 2500-year-old text, reworked to incorporate a community cast.
Visiting companies will bring an embarrassment of riches to Newcastle, including the first English production of one of the world's oldest plays, Aeschylus' The Suppliant Women (November 3-5).
Un jour, une fillette est venue me voir en me suppliant d'ecrire un poeme d'amour sur elle.
that Demeter might be offended by a suppliant branch in her temple at the time of the Eleusinia, and so might any sacrifice be ruined by the ill-omened word or deed" (SMITH, 1967, p.