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Deign, 1) followed by an inf., == to condescend, to think worthy: Shr. V, 2, 145. H6A I, 2, 78. V, 3, 151. H6C IV, 7, 39.
2) followed by an accus., a) to condescend to give, to grant: if thou wilt d. this favour, Von. H6C IV, 7, 39 “nor would we d. him burial of his men,” Mcb. I, 2, 60.
b) to condescend to take, not to disdain: “Julia would not d. my lines,” Gentl. I, 1, 160. “thy palate then did d. the roughest berry,” Ant. I, 4, 63.
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