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- v. Obsolete spelling of darrain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make ready to fight; to array.
- transitive v. To fight out; to contest; to decide by combat.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as deraign.
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Then they farewelled him and went down to look after the safety of their troops; and they ceased not to keep up the fires till the morning rose with its sheen and shone, when the fighting-men mounted their horses of noble strain and smote one another with thin-edged skean and with brawn of bill they thrust amain nor did they cease that day battle to darraign.
To darraign was derationare, to bring them to a decision.
a hauberk of gold set with jewels, and he bore a trident spear, as he were Iblis the damned on the day of drewing out his hosts war to darraign.
a trident spear, as he were Iblis the damned on the day of drewing out his hosts war to darraign.