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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Withdrawal.


Derivative of withdraw, equivalent to with- +‎ draught. (Wiktionary)


  • And then as they went hastily towards their withdraught and secret places, they went all that night, and in the morning they found them at his cell, whom he saluted and received them benignly, and washed their feet, and ministered to them such as he had; then they were astonished and repented them, and each of them was converted to the faith.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 5


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