from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Allurement; enticement; seduction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Enticement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Obsolete form of enticement.


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  • They being most wary, I thought it best to hunt alone, promis - ing faithfully that I would not fall under any en - ticement because of curiosity.

    Three Against The Witch World Norton, Andre 1965

  • Petition to Governor and Council in Virginia demanding freedom from appren - ticement to Langley.

    The Records of the Virginia Company of London 1906

  • I couldn't forget, howiver, what I'd done, and the thought of how I'd yielded to the devil's ticement made me more patient and gentle wi 'Jerry nor iver I'd been afore.

    More Tales of the Ridings Frederic William Moorman 1895

  • Well, I lay i 'bed happen three-quarters of an hour, and sure enough, the ticement began to wark

    More Tales of the Ridings Frederic William Moorman 1895

  • This is a perilous trade, covetous, and a 'ticement to murder; for, mark ye, if they that ask this should be evil-given, as Gods forbod, they see who hath this gold and silver: may they not come in the night, break in at their houses, and cut their throats for it?

    A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 6 William Carew Hazlitt 1873

  • Hardy is out a grate deal from home, and he doesn't want to 'tice the wimin, nur he don't want the wimin to' tice him; so he's put on that great big, ugly beard, that there mayn't be any 'ticement neither way. "

    Fisher's River (North Carolina) Scenes and Characters 1859


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