Lessoning
Lesson Les"son, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lessoned} (-s'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lessoning}.] To teach; to instruct. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

To rest the weary, and to soothe the sad, Doth lesson happier men, and shame at least the bad. --Byron. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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