Cre"ance (kr?"ans), n. [F. cr'eance, lit., credence, fr. L. credere to trust. See Credence.]

1.

Faith; belief; creed.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

2. Falconry

A fine, small line, fastened to a hawk's leash, when it is first lured.

 

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Cre"ance (kr�xb5;"ans), v. i. & t.

To get on credit; to borrow.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

 

© Webster 1913.

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