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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of guerdon.

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Examples

  • Let a Christian knight, crippled in war with the Saracens, present himself on the drawbridge, he is guerdoned with

    Anne of Geierstein

  • Indeed, this be of that which is incumbent on us, O King, and I say, ‘Praised be Allah!’ in that He hath guerdoned thee with His gifts and vouchsafed thee of His mercy, the welfare of the realm; and hath succoured thee and ourselves, on condition that we increase in gratitude to Him; and all this no otherwise than by thine existence!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He also bestowed on them robes of honour and guerdoned them and divided the kingdoms between himself and his brother in their presence, whereat the folk rejoiced.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He raised his visor as the smiling princess guerdoned him — raised it, and gave ONE sad look towards the Lady Fatima at her side!

    Novels by Eminent Hands

  • He also bestowed on them robes of honor and guerdoned them, and divided the kingdoms between himself and his brother in their presence, whereat the folk rejoiced.

    Tehran Winter

  • On the contrary, idealist that I was to the most pronounced degree, my philosophy had always recognized and guerdoned love as the greatest thing in the world, the aim and the summit of being, the most exquisite pitch of joy and happiness to which life could thrill, the thing of all things to be hailed and welcomed and taken into the heart.

    Chapter 23

  • Had they swayed the sceptre justly, they had been repaid the like, But they were unjust, and Fortune guerdoned them with dole and teen.

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume I

  • Had they used their power with justice, they had been repaid the like; But they wrought unright and Fortune guerdoned them with dole and teen.

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume IV

  • I am guerdoned in advance for every grief coming before death. '

    Complete Short Works of George Meredith

  • He hath guerdoned thee with His gifts and vouchsafed thee of His mercy, the welfare of the realm; and hath succoured thee and ourselves, on condition that we increase in gratitude to Him; and all this no otherwise than by thine existence!

    Arabian nights. English

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