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writ
used in Romeo and Juliet

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

or more rarely:

archaic term for written or wrote
  • I am sent to find those persons whose names are here writ,
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Street (42% in)
writ = written
  • ...and can never find what names the writing person hath here writ.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Street (43% in)
  • writ = written
  •   This night you shall behold him at our feast;
      Read o'er the volume of young Paris' face,
      And find delight writ there with beauty's pen;
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — Room in Capulet's House (77% in)
  • writ = written
  • So many guests invite as here are writ.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — Hall in Capulet's House (6% in)
  • writ = written
  • Or, if his mind be writ, give me his letter.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — Friar Lawrence's Cell (19% in)
  • writ = written
  • —O, give me thy hand, One writ with me in sour misfortune's book!
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — A churchyard; in it a Monument.... (27% in)
  • writ = written
  •   Then gave I her, so tutored by my art,
      A sleeping potion; which so took effect
      As I intended, for it wrought on her
      The form of death: meantime I writ to Romeo
      That he should hither come as this dire night,
      To help to take her from her borrow'd grave,
      Being the time the potion's force should cease.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — A churchyard; in it a Monument.... (81% in)
writ = wrote
There are no more uses of "writ" in Romeo and Juliet.

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