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descanted


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Descant  \Des*cant"\  (d[e^]s*k[a^]nt"),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Descanted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Descanting}.]  [From  descant; 
  n.;  or  directly  fr  OF  descanter,  deschanter;  L.  dis-  + 
  cantare  to  sing.] 
  1.  To  sing  a  variation  or  accomplishment. 
 
  2.  To  comment  freely;  to  discourse  with  fullness  and 
  particularity;  to  discourse  at  large 
 
  A  virtuous  man  should  be  pleased  to  find  people 
  descanting  on  his  actions.  --Addison. 




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