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ardour (countable and uncountable, plural ardours)

  1. British spelling and Canadian spelling of ardor
    • 1931, H. P. Lovecraft, The Whisperer in Darkness, chapter 6:
      The purpose of my visit, and the frightful abnormalities it postulated struck at me all at once with a chill sensation that nearly over-balanced my ardour for strange delvings.


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ardour f (oblique plural ardours, nominative singular ardour, nominative plural ardours)

  1. Late Anglo-Norman spelling of ardur
    toun ardour et l’estudie de aprendre [] deit estre provee