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treason
used in Henry IV, Part 2

3 uses
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Definition
betraying someone or something — typically betraying one's own country

(in this context, to betray is to not be loyal—often by helping enemies)
  • Some guard these traitors to the block of death, Treason's true bed and yielder up of breath.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — Another part of the forest (99% in)
  • Good tidings, my Lord Hastings; for the which I do arrest thee, traitor, of high treason: And you, lord archbishop, and you, Lord Mowbray, Of capital treason I attach you both.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — Another part of the forest (87% in)
  • Good tidings, my Lord Hastings; for the which I do arrest thee, traitor, of high treason: And you, lord archbishop, and you, Lord Mowbray, Of capital treason I attach you both.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — Another part of the forest (88% in)

There are no more uses of "treason" in Henry IV, Part 2.

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