2. Verb. (third-person singular of levant) ¹
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Definition of Levants
1. levant [v] - See also: levant
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Literary usage of Levants
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Manuscripts of the Earl of Dartmouth by William Walter Legge Dartmouth, William Oxenham Hewlett, Benjamin Franklin Stevens, William Page (1896)
"And, as the levants in summer, so the NW winds in winter (which blow in violent storms) would have the like ill effect upon the port. To the 7th. ..."
2. Miscellanies Historical and Philological: Being a Curious Collection of by George Savile Halifax (1703)
"Let us therefore inquire, how this Counter Motion is begotten , and that as the levants grow ... that the levants are of all other Winds the moft Legitimate ..."
3. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1878)
"The land-springs, which we call levants, break out much on the downs of Sussex, ... The country people say, when the levants rise, corn will always be dear; ..."
4. The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White (1904)
"The land-springs, which we call levants, break out much on the downs of Sussex, ... The country people say, when the levants rise, corn will always be dear ..."