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- n. entreaty
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- n. Entreaty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Treatment.
- n. Entreaty; solicitation.
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For he made such means and shift, what by entreatance, and what by importune suit, that he got licence of master Amerigo (though it were sore against his will) to be one of the twenty-four which in the end of the last voyage were left in the country of Gulike.