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  • noun Obsolete form of daliance.

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Examples

  • But at that tyme, in the myddest of those troubles and feare, the fyre of Venus was almost extincte in mee: and therefore with daliaunce of fayre woordes and promises, I styll kepte my selfe in her fauour.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • And amonges all the rare and excellent ornamentes, that Citie is wel furnished with so trimme Ladies and curteous gentlewomen, as they know how to baite and feede yong men with foolish daliaunce, and idle passetime.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • Who being brought into the gardeine, and certified of the Lordes indisposition, began to renew his old daliaunce with the

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • Don’t dirty the table linen, or pick your teeth with your knife.] ++Of honest mirþe eu {er} e be þi daliaunce;

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • Don’t dirty the table linen, or pick your teeth with your knife.] [Sidenote: [Fol. 153, back.]] [7: Foul] [8: be warre gynne no] ¶ Of honest myrth {e} late be thy daliaunce;

    Early English Meals and Manners

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