from The Century Dictionary.
- To entice; allure.
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"I'll tell yur what it is," said he; "yur kin turn with me ter the rendevooz, an 'see for yurself; but if ye'll only jine, an' licker freely, I'll lay a pack o 'beaver agin the skin of a mink that they'll illect ye captain of the company."
The Rifle Rangers Mayne Reid 1850
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