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lenten


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lenten  \Lent"en\  (l[e^]nt"'n),  n. 
  Lent.  [Obs.]  --Piers  Plowman. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lenten  \Lent"en\,  a.  [From  OE  lenten  lent.  See  {Lent},  n.  ] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  fast  called  Lent;  used  in  or 
  suitable  to  Lent;  as  the  Lenten  season. 
 
  She  quenched  her  fury  at  the  flood,  And  with  a 
  Lenten  salad  cooled  her  blood.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  Spare;  meager;  plain;  somber;  unostentatious;  not  abundant 
  or  showy.  ``Lenten  entertainment.''  ``  Lenten  answer.'' 
  --Shak.  ``  Lenten  suit.''  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  {Lenten  color},  black  or  violet.  --F.  G.  Lee. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lenten 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  suitable  for  Lent;  "lenten  food" 




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