from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Begging.
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Thus seruing, hees not Maister of him selfe, but like a Collonell, co (m) maunding other, is by the Generall ouer | awed him selfe.
Sir Thomas More Anonymous 1590
If she will have costly things, he will buy them for her; and dissimulately saith that all what she practiseth for her content, is his only pleasure and delight: yea, although her pride and ambition many times in several things flies too high, and oft-times also doth not happen to be very suitable with the constitution of the cash; he dares in no wise contradict her, for he fears that she will presently be at variance with him again: And thinks in the interim, whilest her mind hangs upon these things, she forgets her maunding and mumbling for a child.
The Ten Pleasures of Marriage and the Second Part, The Confession of the New Married Couple A. Marsh
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