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 for Dealt
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry? --Is.
                                                    lviii. 7.
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              And Rome deals out her blessings and her gold.
                                                    --Tickell.
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              The nightly mallet deals resounding blows. --Gay.
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              Hissing through the skies, the feathery deaths were
              dealt.                                --Dryden.
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     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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