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writ
used in Much Ado About Nothing

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Definition law:  an order issued by a court or judicial officer

or more rarely:

archaic term for written or wrote
  • Writ in my cousin's hand,
    5.4 -- Act 5 Scene 4 -- A Room in LEONATO'S House (71% in)
writ = written
  • This says she now when she is beginning to write to him; for she'll be up twenty times a night, and there will she sit in her smock till she have writ a sheet of paper: my daughter tells us all.
    2.3 -- Act 2 Scene 3 -- LEONATO'S Garden (51% in)
  • O! when she had writ it, and was reading it over, she found Benedick and Beatrice between the sheet?
    2.3 -- Act 2 Scene 3 -- LEONATO'S Garden (52% in)
  • O! she tore the letter into a thousand halfpence; railed at herself, that she should be so immodest to write to one that she knew would flout her: 'I measure him,' says she, 'by my own spirit; for I should flout him, if he writ to me; yea, though I love him, I should.'
    2.3 -- Act 2 Scene 3 -- LEONATO'S Garden (55% in)
  • Have you writ down, that they are none?
    4.2 -- Act 4 Scene 2 -- A Prison (37% in)
  • O that I had been writ down an ass!
    4.2 -- Act 4 Scene 2 -- A Prison (99% in)
  • I will be flesh and blood; For there was never yet philosopher That could endure the toothache patiently, However they have writ the style of gods And made a push at chance and sufferance.
    5.1 -- Act 5 Scene 1 -- Before LEONATO'S House (11% in)

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