from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete form of pageant.

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  • noun Obsolete form of pageant.


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  • After shee had so well plaied this pageaunt by the space of an houre or twoo, faining then to awake, she began to stretche forth her armes and legges with suche force, as whosoeuer had heard the noyse, would easely haue iudged that she had bene deliuered from some great torment.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1 William Painter

  • At Gracious Church street was a costly and a marveilous connyng pageaunt, made by the merchauntes of the Styllarde, for there was the

    Coronation Anecdotes Giles Gossip


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  • adv: in a way that promotes compromise

    April 27, 2009