Despend

De`spend´


v. t.1.To spend; to squander. See Dispend.
Some noble men in Spain can despend £50,000.
- Howell.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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BLUNDER BORDELL BRANDER BRECHEN CARNALL CASTELL CENTARE CHAPPER CHESTON COLLICE COMENTE CONDITE CORRAGE COSTERS CRISTEN DELATER DESPEND ENCRESS FORTHER FRITTER GRANTER HALLAND HARRIER MARLINE MARRINE MILLINE PARTANE PASTERS PINNATE POLITES SCALLED SERENES SHALDEN SHANKER SHILLET SHIRLEY SLUGGED SOUTHER SWELLED TAINTER TERRANE THESTER TRISTLE UNTIMES WINDLES
Certainly the Bunyan stories have a distinct Pilgrim's Progress flavor.) The settlers were used to a topography in which places had names like the Slough of Despend, the Hill of Difficulty, the Delectable Mountains, Lucre Hill, the River of the Water of Life, and the Valley of the Shadow of Death.
The merchant in Chaucer's Shipman's Tale does as we may easily imagine Everyman doing when up into his countour-hous gooth he To rekene with hymself, wel may be, Of thilke yeer how that it with hym stood, And how that he despended hadde his good, And if that he encressed were or noon.