Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of levant.

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Examples

  • Gradually an intimacy sprang up between these two, until at length the diabolical plot was hatched of murdering Chin and levanting with his goods.

    Life and sport in China Second Edition

  • While he realized the necessity for haste if he was to succeed in levanting with the gold, the tenderfoot had been too long a slave to his creature comforts to face another day without breakfast.

    The Long Chance

  • "Say they're levanting, Buchan," said Miller, who liked his joke, and would not have objected to be called Voltairian.

    Daniel Deronda

  • Her unfortunate affliction precluded her from all hope of levanting with a lover.

    Barchester Towers

  • Wylder's levanting in this way was singularly disconcerting.

    Wylder's Hand

  • Colonel, having robbed and cheated them previously, was now living upon them; insomuch that Mrs. Bolter, the levanting auctioneer's wife, would not make the poor old man a bow when she met him -- that Mrs. Captain

    The Newcomes

  • One day we shall hear of one or other levanting; an event at which, not being sporting men, we shall not break our hearts.

    The Book of Snobs

  • "1-8th down," the young planter foresees nothing but disaster, and may consider levanting with the bags of rupees by the next steamer from

    East of Suez Ceylon, India, China and Japan

  • Mrs. Bolter, the levanting auctioneer’s wife, would not make the poor old man a bow when she met him — that Mrs. Captain

    The Newcomes

  • Wylder’s levanting in this way was singularly disconcerting.

    Wylder's Hand

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