from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The practice of frequenting; the habit of visiting often.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or habit of frequenting or visiting often; resort.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of frequenting a particular place


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  • Without the walls of Newgate the house of his frequentation was the ` Dog Tavern. '

    A Book of Scoundrels

  • Without the walls of Newgate the house of his frequentation was the 'Dog

    A Book of Scoundrels

  • 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.

    Change we need, Change we did!

  • 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.

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • 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.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • 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.

    The Decameron

  • A shop in the Islands, as in other places of little frequentation, is a repository of every thing requisite for common use.

    A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland

  • 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.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • 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?

    The Artist and the Museum

  • 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.

    A Book for All Readers An Aid to the Collection, Use, and Preservation of Books and the Formation of Public and Private Libraries


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