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- n. The act of frequenting a particular place
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or habit of frequenting or visiting often; resort.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The practice of frequenting; the habit of visiting often.
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Without the walls of Newgate the house of his frequentation was the ` Dog Tavern. '
Without the walls of Newgate the house of his frequentation was the 'Dog
Now, nobody is excepting to hear the exhaustive news about the renewal of ineffective and ridiculous sanctions, or some threats about a possible attack on Iranian nuclear facilities, which has lost its authority after 5 years of unstopped frequentation.
The frequentation of courts checks this petulancy of manners; the good-breeding and circumspection which are necessary, and only to be learned there, correct those pertnesses.
In a stress of frequentation he appeared in evening dress in the dining-room at night, and did honor to the place; but otherwise he was to be seen only in our corridor, or in the cold, dark chamber at the stair head where the camareras sat sewing, kept in check by his decorum.
Upon this his private frequentation with the Abbot, at last he observed, that Ferando had a very beautifull woman to his Wife, with whom he grew so deeply in love, as he had no other meditations either by day or night, but how to become acceptable in her favour.
I neuer sawe in anye place greater abundaunce and frequentation of people, forasmuche as I could perceyue by tarrying there the space of 20 dayes.
A shop in the Islands, as in other places of little frequentation, is a repository of every thing requisite for common use.
But, above all, what would the artists of the nineteenth century have thought of their permanent incarceration in a state museum — those painters and sculptors so much more familiar to us by their frequentation of the café, the bar, the brothel, and through their ringing declarations of independence?
But it should be remembered that in most libraries, even the busiest, there are seasons of the day, or periods of very stormy weather, when the frequentation of readers is quite small.