2. Verb. (third-person singular of descant) ¹
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Definition of Descants
1. descant [v] - See also: descant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Descants
Literary usage of Descants
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1. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1852)
"... Foreign States—He descants at length upon the Impolicy of the Free-Trade System and its ... descants ..."
2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of the Year (1852)
"... moves an Address to the Crown praying the Adoption of a retaliatory Policy towards non- reciprocating Foreign Slates—He descants at length upon the ..."
3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of the Year (1851)
"... express their sense of his public and private virtues—Lord John Russell, in the Home of Commons, descants in an ..."
4. The History of India from the Earliest Ages by James Talboys Wheeler (1869)
"amongst the said to Sita : — " 0 excellent woman, neither my fall from Kama descants the throne of ..."