abaisance (plural abaisances)
- Obsolete form of obeisance. [from the late 17th century to the mid 18th century]
1675, Richard Allestree, The art of contentment:
- Haman can find no gust in all the sensualities of the Persian Court, because a poor despicable Jew denies his abaisance.
- “abaisance” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, →ISBN, page 2.