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Dilection

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dilection Love; choice.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dilection A loving; preference; choice.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. dilectio,: dilection,. See Diligent

Usage

In literature:

Gley tell me Mr Gunson come, and make tea dilectly, and cook bacon.
"To The West" by George Manville Fenn
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