provant

Provant

Pro*vant"\, v. t. To supply with provender or provisions; to provide for. [Obs.] --Nash.
Webster's Revised

Provant

Prov"ant\, a. Provided for common or general use, as in an army; hence, common in quality; inferior. "A poor provant rapier." --B. Jonson.
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