Usage examples for deign

  1. Whereupon he addressed Don Quixote again in the same lofty way, and slyly asked him whether he would deign to accept him as his squire or as his meanest servant. – The Story of Don Quixote by Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  2. Anderson did not deign to reply, in so many words. – The Bat by Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. He had said as much to Monsieur, as you may deign to remember. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle