from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of lend.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of lend.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. & p. p. of lend.
- n. A fast of forty days, beginning with Ash Wednesday and continuing till Easter, observed by some Christian churches as commemorative of the fast of our Savior.
- adj. Slow; mild; gentle.
- adj. See Lento.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An annual fast of forty days, beginning with Ash Wednesday and continuing till Easter, observed from very early times in the Christian church, in commemoration of Christ's forty days' fast (Mat. iv. 2), and as a season of special penitence and preparation for the Easter feast.
- n. Preterit and past participle of lend.
- Slow; gentle; mild.
- In music, same as lento.
- n. A suffix in some adjectives of Latin origin, as flatulent, pestilent, pulverulent, turbulent, vinolent, violent, virulent, etc. It is not used in new English formations.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday
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