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1) -ance. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. State or condition: absorptance. 2. Action: continuance. Middle English, from Old French, from Latin -antia, n. suff. ( -ant, -ant + -ia, n. suff.) and from Latin...

2) Abey'ance. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...really means something gaped after (French, bayer, to gape). The allusion is to men standing with their mouths open, in expectation of some sight about to appear....

3) Fle'ance (2 syl.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Son of Banquo. (Shakespeare: Macbeth.) 1...

4) 362. Song-Thou Gloomy December. Burns, Robert. 1909-14. Poems and Songs. The Harvard Classics
...ANCE mair I hail thee, thou gloomy December! Ance mair I hail thee wi sorrow and care; Sad was the parting thou makes me remember— Parting wi Nancy, oh, ne er to...

5) -ence. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...emergence. Middle English, from Latin -entia (from -ns, -ent-, -ent) and from Old French -ance, -ance....

6) 430. Werena my Heart's licht I wad dee. Lady Grisel Baillie. The Oxford Book of English Verse
...THERE ance was a may, and she lo'ed na men; She biggit her bonnie bow'r doun in yon glen; But now she cries, Dool and a well-a-day! Come doun the green gait and come...

7) 272. Werena My Heart Licht I Wad Dee. Lady Grisel Baillie. 1909-14. English Poetry I: From Chaucer to Gray. The Harvard Classics
...THERE ance was a may, 1 and she lo ed na men; She biggit 2 her bonnie bow r doun in yon glen; But now she cries, Dool and well-a-day! Come doun the green gait 3 and...

8) 208. Song-To the Weaver's gin ye go. Burns, Robert. 1909-14. Poems and Songs. The Harvard Classics
...MY heart was ance as blithe and free As simmer days were lang; But a bonie, westlin weaver lad Has gart me change my sang. Chorus.—To the weaver s gin ye go, fair...

9) 544. Song-Crowdie ever mair. Burns, Robert. 1909-14. Poems and Songs. The Harvard Classics
...had nae care, Now I ve gotten wife an weans, An they cry Crowdie evermair. Chorus.—Ance crowdie, twice crowdie, 5 Three times crowdie in a day Gin ye crowdie ony...

10) existence, existent. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...Very frequent spelling errors are to spell the final syllables -ance and -ant, respectively (see SPELLING OF UNSTRESSED VOWELS). These Substandard misspellings do...

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