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forfeit
used in Henry VIII

2 uses
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Definition
to lose or surrender something — often as a penalty
  • Only they That come to hear a merry bawdy play, A noise of targets, or to see a fellow In a long motley coat guarded with yellow, Will be deceiv'd; for, gentle hearers, know, To rank our chosen truth with such a show As fool and fight is, beside forfeiting Our own brains, and the opinion that we bring To make that only true we now intend, Will leave us never an understanding friend.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — London. An ante-chamber in the palace (7% in)
  • Lord Cardinal, the King's further pleasure is, Because all those things you have done of late By your power legatine within this kingdom, Fall into the compass of a praemunire, That therefore such a writ be sued against you; To forfeit all your goods, lands, tenements, Chattels, and whatsoever, and to be Out of the King's protection.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Ante-chamber to the King's apartment (75% in)

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