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British Dictionary definitions for obligement


  1. mainly Scot a kind helpful action; favour
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  • Perhaps,” continued MacLeod suavely, “your friend from Sleat will do a like obligement for yourself.

    A Prince of Good Fellows

    Robert Barr

  • This was an obligement never to be forgotten, and the more to be considered because antecedent to her love.