- Bestowment Be*stow"ment, n.
1. The act of giving or bestowing; a conferring or bestowal.
If we consider this bestowment of gifts in this view. --Chauncy. [1913 Webster]
2. That which is given or bestowed. [1913 Webster]
They almost refuse to give due praise and credit to God's own bestowments. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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