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favour

(US), favor
History a badge or ribbon worn or given to indicate loyalty, often bestowed on a knight by a lady
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Just lately she has been favoring us with almost incessant rain for about three weeks; and I am a demned damp, moist, unpleasant body, as Mr.
Moreover, I thought that for the first time he was regarding me with no very favoring glance.
At eleven o'clock at night, when most of the ship's company were abed, four of us stole softly ashore in a small boat, a clouded moon favoring the enterprise, and started two and two, and far apart, over a low hill, intending to go clear around the Piraeus, out of the range of its police.
He observed that the superintendent had relaxed into a trot, which was to say, he, too, was favoring his horse.
Coulson admitted, laying down his newspaper and favoring his visitor with a quick upward glance.