Definition of Guerdon

1. Noun. A reward or payment.

Generic synonyms: Reward



Definition of Guerdon

1. n. A reward; requital; recompense; -- used in both a good and a bad sense.

2. v. t. To give guerdon to; to reward; to be a recompense for.

Definition of Guerdon

1. Noun. (qualifier now literary) A reward, prize or recompense for a service; an accolade. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To give such a reward to. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Guerdon

1. to reward [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: reward

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guerdon

gudgeoning
gudgeons
gudmundite
gue
gue'vi
guelder rose
guelder roses
guelderrose'
guembri
guembris
guenon
guenon monkey
guenons
gueparde
guepardes
guerdon (current term)
guerdoned
guerdoning
guerdonless
guerdons
guereza
guerezas
gueridon
gueridons
guerilla
guerilla(a)
guerilla force
guerilla traveler
guerillas
guerite

Literary usage of Guerdon

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"Possibly, neither was the hut each writer made use of a then fresh in circulation, and in degree popular. guerdon, О sweet guerdon ! better thun remu eleven ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"To recompense ; nwde from the substantive. My lord protector will, I doubt it not, See you well guerdon'd for these good deserts. ..."

3. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1867)
"THE guerdon. ALAIN, the poet, fell asleep one day In the lords' chamber, when it chanced the Queen ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"To give a guerdon to ; reward. It is good to serue suche a lorde as ... My lord protector will, I doubt it not, See you well guerdon'd for these good ..."

5. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"But, thanks to Heaven and good Saint Chad, A guerdon meet the spoiler had ! — There erst was martial Marmion found, His feet upon a couchant hound, ..."

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