then gan all the quire of birdes / Their diuerse notes tattune vnto his lay, / As in approuance of his pleasing words.

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  • Approvance — Ap*prov ance, n. Approval. [Archaic] Thomson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • approvance — ap·prov·ance …   English syllables

  • approvance — vən(t)s noun ( s) Etymology: approve (I) + ance archaic : approval …   Useful english dictionary

  • approval — (n.) 1680s, from APPROVE (Cf. approve) + AL (Cf. al) (2). According to OED, Rare bef. 1800; now generally used instead of approvance (1590s, from Fr. aprovance) …   Etymology dictionary

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