- attention; care; ministration, as to the sick.
- Archaic. servants or attendants.
Origin of tendance
First recorded in 1565–75; aphetic variant of attendance
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Examples from the Web for tendance
As to the rector's tendance of his child, his tone was very cool and guarded.
Mrs. Transome yielded at last, and let Esther soothe her with a daughter's tendance.Felix Holt, The Radical
His love and His might guard the little one in the tendance of its parents.The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians
G. G. Findlay
As to the Rector's tendance of his child his tone was very cool and guarded.
His brother will take it well of thee if thou wilt stay with him till some tendance can be had.The Armourer's Prentices
Charlotte M. Yonge
- rare care and attention; ministration
- obsolete attendants collectively
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