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durance (s) (noun), durances (pl)
1. Forceful confinement, restraint, or imprisonment for a long time: The king committed the criminal to durance for stealing the knight’s horse from his castle.
2. A strong cloth, made of fake leather and used for clothing: At the clothing store, Judy saw a nice jacket in brown durance, or imitation suede, very similar to the shoes that she had at home.
This entry is located in the following units: -ance, -ancy (page 5) duro-, dur-, dura- (page 1)