Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of recontinuing; renewed continuance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or state of recontinuing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act or state of recontinuing.

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Examples

  • This part of the ballade was to refresh the faint and weried bodies and spirits, and to animate new appetites with cherefull wordes, encoraging them to the recontinuance of the same entertainments, praising and commending (by supposall) the good conformities of them both, & their desire one to vanquish the other by such friendly conflictes: alledging that the first embracements neuer bred barnes, by reason of their ouermuch affection and heate, but onely made passage for children and enforced greater liking to the late made match.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • This part of the ballade was to refresh the faint and weried bodies and spirits, and to animate new appetites with cherefull wordes, encoraging them to the recontinuance of the same entertainments, praising and commending (by supposall) the good conformities of them both, & their desire one to vanquish the other by such frendly conflictes: alledging that the first embracements neuer bred barnes, by reason of their ouermuch affection and heate, but onely made passage for children and enforced greater liking to the late made match.

    The Arte of English Poesie

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