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expound
used in Ivanhoe

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Definition explain or discuss in detail
  • But my steward has expounded to you the cause of my seeming discourtesy.
    Chapter 4 (19% in)
  • "The swine turned Normans to my comfort!" quoth Gurth; "expound that to me, Wamba, for my brain is too dull, and my mind too vexed, to read riddles."
    Chapter 1 (80% in)
  • "By the crook of St Dunstan," said that worthy ecclesiastic, "which hath brought more sheep within the sheepfold than the crook of e'er another saint in Paradise, I swear that I cannot expound unto you this jargon, which, whether it be French or Arabic, is beyond my guess."
    Chapter 25 (79% in)
  • —Did I not spend the whole night in drinking to thee, and in expounding of mysteries?
    Chapter 32 (72% in)
  • Let our buxom chaplain stand forth, and expound to this reverend father the texts which concern this matter.
    Chapter 33 (11% in)
  • Conrade was better acquainted (perhaps by practice) with the jargon of gallantry, than was his Superior; and he expounded the passage which embarrassed the Grand Master, to be a sort of language used by worldly men towards those whom they loved 'par amours'; but the explanation did not satisfy the bigoted Beaumanoir.
    Chapter 35 (89% in)

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