What does the word ANCE mean?

Usage examples for ANCE

  1. It's plain ye cudna hae been muckle o' a gentleman ance, my lord; an' it seems ye're no muckle mair o' ane yet, for a' ye maun hae come throu' i' the meantime. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  2. And the gentles'll ride him, may be, ance across the hillside, out and back. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  3. " She got oop and teukit an eagle's nest ance by Ballachulish," replied the boy; and readily enough he climbed from stone to stone, with the huge owl ceasing its preparation of its dinner and glaring down at him. – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
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