Definitions of Dealt

  1. Distributed; given in succession.

Usage examples for Dealt

  1. " Well, he dealt this hand," said Nick. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  2. " They have broken a well- known rule here, and must be dealt with accordingly. – Dorothy Dainty at Glenmore by Amy Brooks
  3. That's the way children was dealt with in old times. – The Land of Long Ago by Eliza Calvert Hall
  4. Prices of agricultural products dealt in upon the great markets have been affected in sympathy with the stock crash. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. Those who dealt with him always had the worst of the bargain. – Stories Of Georgia 1896 by Joel Chandler Harris
  6. Great effort was made to find the stone with which the blow was dealt, in order that it might be used as evidence. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  7. There are things that can't be dealt with in a breath. – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster
  8. 3729. You think the result of the good fishing in the previous year would be, that the men dealt less at your shop? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. Time, which has dealt so hardly with the cities of the Italian mainland, has preserved here, in solitary grandeur, the evidence of splendours which elsewhere are but a dream. – Naples Past and Present by Arthur H. Norway
  10. And he is in precisely the same position, so far as I can judge of your affairs, as you yourself, though of course he has dealt with sums ten times as great. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  11. Nature, however, has in this matter dealt kindly with us. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  12. But, on all other subjects connected with money, Guert Ten Eyck was one of the honestest fellows I ever dealt with. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  13. What Claire did was like Claire; and perhaps, after all, she best comprehended the nature she dealt with. – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  14. No conscious impulse moved Christian to seek her again, though her beauty was a wonder not to be forgotten, and she had dealt with him so kindly. – The Unknown Sea by Clemence Housman
  15. He dealt me out a hand. – Humanistic-Nursing by Paterson, Josephine G.
  16. She had dealt with such men before. – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  17. Only persons of the highest financial standing could have dealt with the banks, even if they had remained open. – The Invasion by William Le Queux
  18. They are better because they are the result of a more intimate knowledge of the material dealt with. – Inquiries and Opinions by Brander Matthews
  19. He had meant so well by us all, and life had dealt so hardly with him! – The Mutineers by Charles Boardman Hawes
  20. She dealt more roughly and freely with me, and told me that truly I neither could, nor should stay there, and was for hurrying her husband to get my horse out. – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward