vouchsafement

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

vouchsafe +‎ -ment

NounEdit

vouchsafement (countable and uncountable, plural vouchsafements)

  1. The act of vouchsafing.
  2. That which is vouchsafed; a gift or grant in condescension.
    • 1681, Joseph Glanvill, Sadducismus Triumphatus
      the Belief of any such happy Vouchsafement

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for vouchsafement in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)