creance

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

creance (plural creances)

  1. (falconry) A long leash, or lightweight cord used to prevent escape of a raptor during training flights.
  2. (obsolete) faith; belief; creed
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Verb[edit]

creance (third-person singular simple present creances, present participle creancing, simple past and past participle creanced)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To get on credit; to borrow.
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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin credentia.

Noun[edit]

creance f (plural creances)

  1. faith; belief

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin credentia, from Latin credens.

Noun[edit]

creance f (oblique plural creances, nominative singular creance, nominative plural creances)

  1. faith; belief

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