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  • n. Obsolete form of delight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Delight.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English form of delight.
  • n. In law, an act whereby a person by fraud or malice causes damage or wrong to another.


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  • You will observe also that the importance of laying the stone in the building as it lay in its bed was from the first recognised by all good northern architects, to such extent that to lay stones 'en delit,' or in a position out of their bedding, is a recognized architectural term in France, where all structural building takes its rise; and in that form of 'delit' the word gets most curiously involved with the

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  • [1165] 'Petit siege de bois sur lequel on faisait asseoir, pour les interroger, ceux qui etaient accuses d'un delit pouvant faire encourir une peine afflictive.'

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  • If a man bring a charge against one's wife, but she is not surprised with another man [_delit flagrant_ is necessary for divorce], she must take an oath and then may return to her house.

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  • The King's face flushed involuntarily, as if he had been surprised en flagrant delit.

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  • Lorem dunt luptat ipit la conse consequis aut lor sim nit praesendit alis aut augait adit lut iuscidui tet dolendreet, veros delit, quat.

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  • In fact I feel sorry for Marc delit and few here. marc delit i think needs to look back at the basics of buddhism and understands that it not just the width but basic depth that one needs to understand too.

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  • The town of Lincoln, for the purpose of refunding such portions of its water delit now outstanding To report annually to insurance commissioner.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • Not to be in - cluded in deter - mining delit limit. any street graded and paved under this act, for the repav - ing or regrading such street or part thereof.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • Chap. 339. 255 city under the provisions of section three of chapter twenty-seven of the Revised Laws; but said city shall establish a sinking fund as provided in said chapter, sufficient with its accunuilations for the payment at maturity of the said delit, and of the bonds or scrip hereby authorized to be issued.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • For interest on county delit, a sum not exceedino: nine thousand dollars.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court


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