Pro*vant" (?), v. t.

To supply with provender or provisions; to provide for. [Obs.] Nash.

 

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Prov"ant (?), a.

Provided for common or general use, as in an army; hence, common in quality; inferior. "A poor provant rapier." B. Jonson.

 

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Prov"and (?), Prov"ant (?), n. [See Provender.]

Provender or food.

[Obs.]

One pease was a soldier's provant a whole day. Beau. & Fl.

 

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