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

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Examples

  • Age, that when the Maghrabi saw the love lavisht upon him by the

    Arabian nights. English

  • I lavisht upon her mine heritage, * And spent like a nobleman puissant and grand:

    Arabian nights. English

  • Veil in the blinds of night friendship he lavisht on me.

    The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus

  • Oh, that I knew this Man, whom by mistake I lavisht all the

    The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume II

  • _ You should not be the Man; You have a Mistress, Sir, that has your Heart, and all your softer Hours: I know't, and if I were so wretched as to marry thee, must see my Fortune lavisht out on her; her

    The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume I

  • ; and walked on before her, whilst she followed me, giving alms as she went and saying to all upon whom she lavisht bounty, “This is an alms for the soul of Azizah, who kept her counsel till she drank the cup of death and never told the secret of her love.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • ; and walked on before her, whilst she followed me, giving alms as she went and saying to all upon whom she lavisht bounty, "This is an alms for the soul of Azizah, who kept her counsel till she drank the cup of death and never told the secret of her love."

    Arabian nights. English

  • Sir, that has your Heart, and all your softer Hours: I know’t, and if I were so wretched as to marry thee, must see my Fortune lavisht out on her; her Coaches, Dress, and Equipage exceed mine by far:

    The Rover; or the Banish'd Cavaliers

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