Jaunce

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Jaunce To ride hard; to jounce. "Spurr'd, galled and tired by jauncing Bolingbroke."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • jaunce To ride hard.
    • jaunce To be jolted or shaken up, as by much walking; walk about till much fatigued. See quotation under jaunt, intransitive verb, 1.
    • n jaunce A jolting; a shaking up, as by much walking. See quotation under jaunt, n., 1.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Jaunce jäns (Shak.) to jolt or shake: to ride hard
    • n Jaunce a jaunt
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. jancer,. Cf. Jounce Jaunt

Usage

In literature:

It would apparently be a variant of "jaunce," of the same meaning, which is supposed to be taken from O. Fr.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 3" by Various
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