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  • n. Obsolete form of enticement.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Enticement.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Allurement; enticement; seduction.

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Examples

  • They being most wary, I thought it best to hunt alone, promis - ing faithfully that I would not fall under any en - ticement because of curiosity.

    Three Against The Witch World

  • Petition to Governor and Council in Virginia demanding freedom from appren - ticement to Langley.

    The Records of the Virginia Company of London

  • I couldn't forget, howiver, what I'd done, and the thought of how I'd yielded to the devil's ticement made me more patient and gentle wi 'Jerry nor iver I'd been afore.

    More Tales of the Ridings

  • Well, I lay i 'bed happen three-quarters of an hour, and sure enough, the ticement began to wark

    More Tales of the Ridings

  • This is a perilous trade, covetous, and a 'ticement to murder; for, mark ye, if they that ask this should be evil-given, as Gods forbod, they see who hath this gold and silver: may they not come in the night, break in at their houses, and cut their throats for it?

    A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 6

  • Hardy is out a grate deal from home, and he doesn't want to 'tice the wimin, nur he don't want the wimin to' tice him; so he's put on that great big, ugly beard, that there mayn't be any 'ticement neither way. "

    Fisher's River (North Carolina) Scenes and Characters

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