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Deal
Deal Deal (d[=e]l), n. [OE. del, deel, part, AS. d[=ae]l; akin to OS. d[=e]l, D. & Dan. deel, G. theil, teil, Icel. deild, Sw. del, Goth. dails. [root]65. Cf. 3d Dole.] 1. A part or portion; a share; hence, an indefinite quantity, degree, or extent, degree, or extent; as, a deal of time and trouble; a deal of cold. Three tenth deals [parts of an ephah] of flour. --Num. xv. 9. As an object of science it [the Celtic genius] may count for a good deal . . . as a spiritual power. --M. Arnold. She was resolved to be a good deal more circumspect. --W. Black. Note: It was formerly limited by some, every, never a, a thousand, etc.; as, some deal; but these are now obsolete or vulgar. In general, we now qualify the word with great or good, and often use it adverbially, by being understood; as, a great deal of time and pains; a great (or good) deal better or worse; that is, better by a great deal, or by a great part or difference. 2. The process of dealing cards to the players; also, the portion disturbed. The deal, the shuffle, and the cut. --Swift. 3. Distribution; apportionment. [Colloq.] 4. An arrangement to attain a desired result by a combination of interested parties; -- applied to stock speculations and political bargains. [Slang] 5. [Prob. from D. deel a plank, threshing floor. See Thill.] The division of a piece of timber made by sawing; a board or plank; particularly, a board or plank of fir or pine above seven inches in width, and exceeding six feet in length. If narrower than this, it is called a batten; if shorter, a deal end. Note: Whole deal is a general term for planking one and one half inches thick. 6. Wood of the pine or fir; as, a floor of deal. Deal tree, a fir tree. --Dr. Prior.
Deal
Deal Deal, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dealt (d[e^]lt); p. pr. & vb. n. Dealing.] [OE. delen, AS. d[=ae]lan, fr. d[=ae]l share; akin to OS. d[=e]lian, D. deelen, G. theilen, teilen, Icel. deila, Sw. dela, Dan. dele, Goth. dailjan. See Deal, n.] 1. To divide; to separate in portions; hence, to give in portions; to distribute; to bestow successively; -- sometimes with out. Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry? --Is. lviii. 7. And Rome deals out her blessings and her gold. --Tickell. The nightly mallet deals resounding blows. --Gay. Hissing through the skies, the feathery deaths were dealt. --Dryden. 2. Specifically: To distribute, as cards, to the players at the commencement of a game; as, to deal the cards; to deal one a jack.

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