adaunt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English adaunten, from Old French adanter, adonter, later addomter, from a- +‎ danter.

Verb[edit]

adaunt (third-person singular simple present adaunts, present participle adaunting, simple past and past participle adaunted)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To subdue.
    • Skelton
      Adaunted the rage of a lyon savage.

References[edit]

  • adaunt in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911