noun du·rance \ˈdr-ən(t)s also ˈdyr-\

Definition of DURANCE

archaic :  endurance
:  restraint by or as if by physical force —usually used in the phrase durance vile

Origin of DURANCE

Middle English, duration, from Anglo-French, from durer to last from Latin durare
First Known Use: 15th century


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