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accord
used in The Once and Future King

2 meanings, 23 uses
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1  —17 uses as in:
according to, or in accord with
Definition
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
This sense of accord is often seen in the form according to where it can take on more specific meanings. For example:
  • "According to Kim, ..." — as stated by
  • "To each according to her ability." — based upon
  • "Points are scored according to how well they perform." — depending upon
  • "The dose is calculated according to body weight." — in proportion to
  • At a hurried council of war behind the line, At a hurried council of war behind the line, it was arranged that... The army split accordingly.
    Book 2 -- The Queen of Air and Darkness (88% in)
accordingly = in keeping with what was just stated
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • In those days they used to hood everything they could, even the goshawk and the merlin, which are no longer hooded according to modern practice.
    Book 1 -- The Sword in the Stone (35% in)
  • Let thee sleep in 'em, come summer, come winter, and hunt in 'cause for thy commons lest thee starve; and smell to 'cause as they brings forward their comely bright leaves, according to order, or loses of 'cause by the same order back'ards: let thee stand in 'cause that thou be'st not seen, and move in 'cause that thou be'st not heard, and warm thee with 'cause as thou fall'st on sleep—ah, they'm proper fine pleaces, the 'oods, for a free man of hands and heart" Kay said, "But I thought all Robin Wood's...
    Book 1 -- The Sword in the Stone (44% in)
  • He learned from Merlyn later that the method of succession among these Leaders was variable according to the different kind of ant.
    Book 1 -- The Sword in the Stone (59% in)
  • The gaze-hounds, of which there were two taken just in case, were in reality nothing but greyhounds according to modern language, while the lymers were a sort of mixture between the bloodhound and the red setter of today.
    Book 1 -- The Sword in the Stone (68% in)
  • Look at the sporting etiquette, according to which Henry had to withdraw from a siege as soon as his enemy Louis joined the defenders inside the town, because Louis was his feudal overlord.
    Book 2 -- The Queen of Air and Darkness (23% in)
  • It would have been a poor day's sport indeed,, according to their estimation, without a bag to count at the end of it.
    Book 2 -- The Queen of Air and Darkness (83% in)
  • Naturally a war of this sort was likely to be hedged with etiquette, just as foxhunting is hedged with it It would begin at the advertised meet, weather permitting, and it would be conducted according to precedent But Arthur had a different idea in his head.
    Book 2 -- The Queen of Air and Darkness (84% in)
  • Behind the black eyes which were searching intently in the kettle-hat there was a dream which had come to him the previous night Seven hundred years ago—or it may have been fifteen hundred according to Malory's notation—people took dreams as seriously as the psychiatrists do today, and Lancelot's had been a disturbing one.
    Book 3 -- The Ill-Made Knight (1% in)
  • He was carrying the fighting harness, which was strapped up in apple-pie order according to his own dodges and wrinkles—for, from now on, he was Lancelot's squire.
    Book 3 -- The Ill-Made Knight (7% in)
  • According to the things which people are saying about you, you are probably the only knight in the world who can beat the man I am taking you to.
    Book 3 -- The Ill-Made Knight (19% in)
  • I am sorry about it now, but we could not chance it according to what we knew at the time.
    Book 3 -- The Ill-Made Knight (42% in)
  • Percy was trying to join up with Galahad, according to instructions, and Galahad had ridden off, so the poor old fellow just went running after him shouting out, 'I say!'
    Book 3 -- The Ill-Made Knight (68% in)
  • My sister set to work with the spindles, and made a new girdle out of her own hair, which she had brought in the box according to instructions.
    Book 3 -- The Ill-Made Knight (69% in)
  • What happened to the birds was according to the nature of birds.
    Book 3 -- The Ill-Made Knight (74% in)
  • Far away, over there to the left, perhaps there would be a tournament going on according to the laws laid down by Geoffrey de Preully, and the Kings-at-arms would be carefully examining the combatants, like referees before a boxing match, to see that they were not stuck to their saddles.
    Book 4 -- The Candle in the Wind (17% in)
  • It would end according to the script "Mordred," she said helplessly, "have pity on the country people, if you will have none on Arthur or on me."
    Book 4 -- The Candle in the Wind (81% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in The Once and Future King.

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2  —4 uses as in:
done of her own accord
Definition
mind — voluntarily (without anyone asking)
  • They decided with one accord, without even a whisper, to...
    Book 1 -- The Sword in the Stone (49% in)
one accord = one mind
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Into this Eden-like scene, and almost before the memory of Mother Morlan's interior had faded from their minds, there came a magic barge from over the water, a barge draped with white samite, mystic, wonderful, and it made a music of its own accord as its keel passed through the waves.
    Book 2 -- The Queen of Air and Darkness (30% in)
  • But the barge had promptly sailed away of its own accord, leaving the Queen of Flanders' daughter anxiously waving her pocket handkerchief.
    Book 2 -- The Queen of Air and Darkness (38% in)
  • Now these beams withdrew into the wall of their own accord, and the iron locks turned their own wards with a grinding noise.
    Book 3 -- The Ill-Made Knight (29% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in The Once and Future King.

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?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • If it please mine uncle, King Arthur, to accord with him, then the King will lose my service and that of all the Gael.
    Book 4 -- The Candle in the Wind (69% in)
  • "It repents me to the heart," he said, "that you should think so, my lord Sir Gawaine, for I know that while you are against me I shall never more be accorded with the King."
    Book 4 -- The Candle in the Wind (68% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" in The Once and Future King.

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