durance durance


  • (n) imprisonment (especially for a long time)


  1. She had escaped, explained the white lady, from a fiend who had held her in durance with the help of hypnotic powers and a kitchen poker.
  2. Little men have the name of being compact with greater en- durance than big men.
  3. Take them out of durance vile and put them both to work at the airport.


  • Feldman paces time trialers at Lake Lowell

         Ketchum world champion cyclist Richard Feldman, 44, of Team Durance-Colnago maintained his two-decade mastery of the Idaho State Time Trial Championships with a 96-second men’s victory Saturday on the 30-kilometer (18.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

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