from The Century Dictionary.
- noun That which aids, or the act of aiding; help; assistance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare Aid.
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Then he mounted one of the beasts and set out on his journey single handed, intent upon obtaining aidance from the Princesses, and he stayed not till he reached the Palace of the Mountain of
So haste and with thy Lord reunion sue, And haply Fate shall lend thee aidance due,
Were it not that distress with me exceedeth the bounds of restraint, that which thy servant hath forced herself to do in writing this writ were an aidance to her, despite her despair of thee, because of her knowledge of thee that thou wilt fail to answer.
His aidance and His favour to bring our voyage to a safe and prosperous issue and already we congratulated one another on our good fortune and boon voyage.
Sufi fashion, in clothes of white wool, as she were a pavilion of light, said, “Allah bring us a blessing by the aidance of this pious old person, from whose face issueth light!”
Abu Ishak replied, Hearing and obeying, O Commander of the Faithful: Allah is our aidance and good is the Agent.
After a while up came the merchants, crying out and appealing to the King for aidance.
“Nothing! and I only ask of thee thy prayers for help and aidance; so haply Allah will reunite me with my wife and children right soon.”
Now when his mother saw this, she fell into the sorriest of plights and said, There is no help but that I go to the Grand Chamberlain, and I must hope for the aidance of the
“Go to men of wealth and take of them,” thought that thieves were torturing him, to get money from him, and that he was praying for aidance.