Disaventure
Disaventure Dis`a*ven"ture (?; 135), n. [See {Disadventure}, {Adventure}.] Misfortune. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • disaventure — disadvenˈture or disavenˈture noun (Spenser, etc) A mishap • • • Main Entry: ↑disadventurous * * * disavaunce, disaventure obs. forms of disadvance, disadventure …   Useful english dictionary

  • disadventure — noun Etymology: alteration (influenced by ad ) of Middle English disaventure, from Middle French desaventure, from Old French, from des dis (I) + aventure chance, adventure more at adventure obsolete : mi …   Useful english dictionary

  • disavaunce — (Spenser) same as ↑disadvance * * * disavaunce, disaventure obs. forms of disadvance, disadventure …   Useful english dictionary

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