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Auntre

Aunter \Aun"ter\, Auntre \Aun"tre\, v. t. [See Adventure.] To venture; to dare. [Obs.]
--Chaucer.

Usage examples of "auntre".

He has the miller's daughter in his arm: He auntred* him, and hath his needes sped, *adventured And I lie as a draff-sack in my bed.

And when this jape is told another day, I shall be held a daffe* or a cockenay *coward I will arise, and auntre* it, by my fay: *attempt Unhardy is unsely, as men say.

For yet parauntre* I may lear** *peradventure **learn Some good thereon, or somewhat hear, That *lefe me were,* ere that I went.

A nightingale upon a cedar green, Under the chamber wall where as she lay, Full loude sang against the moone sheen, Parauntre,* in his birde's wise, a lay *perchance Of love, that made her hearte fresh and gay.

Parauntre* she might holde thee for nice,** *peradventure **foolish To let her go thus unto the Greeks' host.

Hereafter, when ye wonnen have the town, Parauntre* then, so as it happen may, *peradventure That when I see that I never *ere sey,* *saw before* Then will I work that I never ere wrought.