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tendance

[ten-duh ns]
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noun
  1. attention; care; ministration, as to the sick.
  2. Archaic. servants or attendants.
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Origin of tendance

First recorded in 1565–75; aphetic variant of attendance
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Examples from the Web for tendance

Historical Examples

  • As to the rector's tendance of his child, his tone was very cool and guarded.

    Robert Elsmere

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • Mrs. Transome yielded at last, and let Esther soothe her with a daughter's tendance.

  • His love and His might guard the little one in the tendance of its parents.

  • As to the Rector's tendance of his child his tone was very cool and guarded.

    Robert Elsmere

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for tendance

tendance

noun
  1. rare care and attention; ministration
  2. obsolete attendants collectively
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