Definition of Elancing

1. Verb. (present participle of elance) ¹



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Definition of Elancing

1. elance [v] - See also: elance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elancing

elaiodic
elaiodic acid
elaiometer
elaiometers
elaiopathia
elaioplast
elaioplasts
elaiosome
elaiosomes
elamping
elan
elan vital
elance
elanced
elances
elancing (current term)
eland
elands
elanet
elanets
elanid kite
elanid kites
elans
elaolite
elaoptene
elaoptenes
elaphine
elaphure
elaphures
elapid

Literary usage of Elancing

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1. The Fredoniad, Or, Independence Preserved: An Epick Poem on the Late War of 1812 by Richard Emmons (1830)
"At length outnumber'd, slow the brave retire Inch after inch—at times elancing fire— Back from the driving of the storm they hie; Again they turn—again the ..."

2. Rhymes on Art: Or, The Remonstrance of a Painter: in Two Parts. With Notes by Martin Archer Shee (1806)
"... check'd, suppress'd, The heav'n-wrought springs of glory in the breast, That shoot th' elancing soul through time's career, To reach renown, ..."

3. The Oriental Annual, Or, Scenes in India by William Daniell, Hobart Caunter (1835)
"The suddenness and vigour of the recoil shook the bear from its hold, elancing it, like the fragment of a rock from a catapult, into the empty air; ..."

4. Cyclopedia of Architecture, Carpentry and Building: A General Reference Work by American School, (Chicago, Ill.) (1907)
"79 shows a stair having five elancing winders. Fig. S0 is a plan of a half-space stair having five dancing winders and a quarter-space landing. Fig. ..."

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