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  • n. Archaic spelling of grant.
  • v. Archaic spelling of grant.

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  • v. See grant

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Examples

  • And also, no straungere comethe before him, but that he makethe him sum promys and graunt, of that the straungere asketh resonabely, beso it be not azenst his Lawe.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Wherefore, concerning our pastime purposed for to morrow, I am not minded to use any restriction, or tye you unto any particular ordination: but rather do liberally graunt, that every one shall devise and speake of arguments agreeing with your owne dispositions.

    The Decameron

  • My honest Neighbour and Friend, this Woman hath made a thousand promises, to graunt what thou art so desirous to have, and I plainly perceive that she hath no such meaning, but meerely plaies with both our noses.

    The Decameron

  • Upon these un-Lady-like private consultations, whether the window shewed the signa or no; it is no matter belonging to my charge: I say, husbands are unwise, to graunt such ill advantages, and wives much worse, if they take hold of them, onely Judge you the best, and so the Tale is ended.

    The Decameron

  • When Frederigo had heard the Ladies request, which was now quite out of his power to graunt, because it had bene her service at dinner: he stood like a man meerely dulled in his sences, the teares trickling amaine downe his cheekes, and he not able to utter one word.

    The Decameron

  • For, that we may graunt (which notwithstanding we will in no case yeelde vnto) that this worthy Germane notarie obserued some such matter among base companions, and the very of-scouring of the common people, with whom he was much more conuersant than with good and honest persons

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Howbeit in the meane while wee doe will and freely graunt, that the

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Thus after we haue desired you Kings and princes, &c. with all humanity and fauour, to entertaine our welbeloued seruants, we will pray our Almighty God, to graunt you long life, and peace, which neuer shall haue ende.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • God graunt me in health to see your worships, for I haue had a carefull trauell, with many a sorowfull day and vnquiet sleepes.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • And further, we will and also graunt for vs, our heires, and successours, that the saide officer or officers shall haue further power and authoritie for the default of payment, or for disobedience in this behalfe (if neede be) to set hands and arrest aswell the bodie and bodies, as the goods and chattels of such offender, and offenders, and transgressers, in euery place and places not franchised.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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