Dis*pend" (?), v. t. [OF. despendre, L. dispendere to weigh out, dispense; dis- + pendere to weigh. See Pension, Spend, and cf. Dispense.]

To spend; to lay out; to expend.

[Obs.]

Spenser.

Able to dispend yearly twenty pounds and above. Fuller.

 

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