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apprehend
used in 1776

3 uses
  • When the woman was apprehended, she confessed she had been keeping company with Church and said the letter was his.
    p. 55.9
  • Nor was Washington to say anything about Captain Nathan Hale, who was "apprehended" by the British the day after the fire and, it appears, as part of the roundup of suspected incendiaries.
    p. 223.7
  • This could refer to Hale, although Frederick Mackenzie noted that "a person named Nathan Hales" was apprehended on Long Island on the night of September 21.
    p. 223.9

There are no more uses of "apprehend" in 1776.

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