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  1  definition  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Ostent  \Os"tent\,  n.  [L.  ostentus,  ostentum  fr  ostendere  (p. 
  p.  ostensus  and  ostentus)  to  show  See  {Ostensible}.] 
  1.  Appearance;  air;  mien.  --Shak. 
  2.  Manifestation;  token;  portent.  --Dryden. 
  We  asked  of  God  that  some  ostent  might  clear  Our 
  cloudy  business,  who  gave  us  sign.  --Chapman. 

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