Definitions

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

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Examples

  • I dressed, therefore, rather hurriedly, and on getting again to the shore, found that Mr. John Smith had not levanted.

    Tales of all countries

  • Was it not clear that a conspiracy might have been made without his knowledge; — and clear also that the real conspirators had levanted?

    The Duke's Children

  • ‘I suppose you have not heard that one young man levanted last year to save himself from a breach of promise case?’

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • A pretty fool I should look if I fell in love with him, broke off my engagement to Tony, and then Don Carlos levanted!

    Bandit Love

  • 'Colin, you take me back to Bungroopim – when it happened to be a slack day for you on the run, and when the married couple had levanted and I'd got an incompetent black-gin in the kitchen – or when the store wanted tidying and you and I had a good old spree amongst the rubbish.'

    Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land

  • Felicity sold hers to Uncle Alec's hired man – and was badly cheated to boot, for he levanted shortly afterwards, taking the apples with him, having paid her only half her rightful due.

    The Story Girl

  • "I believe Peter Crow has levanted with the ham," I said decidedly.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922

  • Felicity sold hers to Uncle Alec's hired man -- and was badly cheated to boot, for he levanted shortly afterwards, taking the apples with him, having paid her only half her rightful due.

    The Story Girl

  • "You'll laugh me to scorn," he said, "but I give you my word I'd have rode after Sher Singh, just as I was, the moment I heard he had levanted, and caught him up on the road."

    The Path to Honour

  • 'His Buddhist friend has levanted after taking my name and address.

    Kim

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