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covenanting


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Covenanting  \Cov"e*nant*ing\,  a. 
  Belonging  to  a  covenant.  Specifically,  belonging  to  the 
  Scotch  Covenanters. 
 
  Be  they  covenanting  traitors,  Or  the  brood  of  false 
  Argyle?  --Aytoun. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Covenant  \Cov"e*nant\  (k?v"?-n?nt),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Covenanted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Covenanting}.] 
  To  agree  (with);  to  enter  into  a  formal  agreement;  to  bind 
  one's  self  by  contract;  to  make  a  stipulation. 
 
  Jupiter  covenanted  with  him  that  it  should  be  hot  or 
  cold,  wet  or  dry,  .  .  .  as  the  tenant  should  direct. 
  --L'Estrange. 
 
  And  they  covenanted  with  him  for  thyrty  pieces  of 
  silver.  --Matt.  xxvi. 
  15. 
 
  Syn:  To  agree;  contract;  bargain;  stipulate. 




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