Con*tin"u*ance (?), n. [OF. continuance.]


A holding on, or remaining in a particular state; permanence, as of condition, habits, abode, etc.; perseverance; constancy; duration; stay.

Great plagues, and of long continuence. Deut. xxviii. 59.

Patient continuance i well-doing. Rom. ii. 7.


Uninterrupted succession; continuation; constant renewell; perpetuation; propagation.

The brute immedistely regards his own preservation or the continuance of his species. Addison.


A holding together; continuity.



4. Law (a)

The adjournment of the proceedings in a cause from one day, or from one stated term of a court, to another.


The entry of such adjuornment and the grounds thereof on the record.


© Webster 1913.

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