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dealt

 (dĕlt)
v.
Past tense and past participle of deal1.

dealt

(dɛlt)
vb
the past tense and past participle of deal1

deal1

(dil)

v. dealt, deal•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to occupy oneself or itself (usu. fol. by with or in): Botany deals with the study of plants.
2. to take action with respect to a thing or person (fol. by with): Law courts must deal with such culprits.
3. to conduct oneself toward persons.
4. to trade or do business (fol. by with or in): to deal in used cars.
5. to distribute, esp. the cards in a game.
6. Slang. to buy and sell drugs illegally.
v.t.
7. to give to one as a share; apportion.
8.
a. to distribute among a number of recipients, as the cards required in a game.
b. to give a player (a specific card) in dealing.
9. to deliver; administer: to deal a blow.
10. Slang. to buy and sell (drugs) illegally.
11. deal off,
a. to deal the final hand of a poker game.
b. Slang. to get rid of or trade (something or someone) in a transaction.
n.
12. a business transaction.
13. a bargain or arrangement for mutual advantage: the best deal in town.
14. a secret or underhand agreement or bargain: They had to make some deals to get the bill passed.
15. Informal. treatment received in dealing with another: to get a raw deal.
16. an indefinite but large quantity (usu. prec. by good or great): a great deal of money.
17.
a. the distribution of cards to the players in a game.
b. the set of cards in one's hand.
c. the turn of a player to deal.
18. an act of dealing or distributing.
Idioms:
deal someone in, Slang. to include someone.
[before 900; Middle English delen, Old English dǣlan, derivative of dǣl part, c. Old High German teil Old Norse deill; (definition 16)]

deal2

(dil)

n.
1. a board or plank, esp. of fir or pine, cut to any of various standard sizes.
2. fir or pine wood.
[1375–1425; late Middle English dele < Middle Low German or Middle Dutch: plank, floor, c. Old English thille]
Translations
References in classic literature ?
Even the sad, sour sisters should be kindly dealt with, because they have missed the sweetest part of life, if for no other reason.
exclaimed the Indian woman, thinking perhaps her husband was about to be dealt harshly with when she heard Tom's excited voice.
He thought Almighty God had dealt cruelly and unjustly with him; and felt, somehow, that he was paying Him back in kind when he stabbed thus into his wife's soul.
He was brought among us, as I have heard, by some strange accident in which your father was interested, and in which the savage was rigidly dealt by; but I forget the idle tale, it is enough, that he is now our friend.