Middle English Dictionary Entry

crēaunce n.
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(a) Belief (in sth.), faith, trust; in (with) ful ~, fully believing, without reservation; (b) commercial credit; bi (to, under) ~, on credit.
(a) A body of beliefs or doctrines, religion; a doctrine [quot.: a1449]; (b) ?a person's reputation.
(a) A letter or message; (b) hawk. a cord attached to a hawk or a partridge to keep it from flying too far.