from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of perpetuating, or of rendering perpetual; perpetuation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Perpetuity.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun obsolete
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In my mind, I have a picture of the people I perceive to be acting in perpetuance of these misdirections.
I reckoned I saw her t'other day, a-passing through the Strand, but she saw not me -- in a green perpetuance gown, and a black camlet hood.
She was free enough with her information as well -- told me her name, and how many children she had, and that she paid three-and-fourpence the yard for her perpetuance gown. "