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A chasseur had been dispatched with the counterorder, who passed the exulting, but deluded G—— on the road.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, "give order to, to arrange in order," from order (n.). Meaning "to give orders for or to" is from 1540s. Related: Ordered; ordering.

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