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imposition (1 only S.; the sense of ‘imposture’ is post-S., but is seen in germ in Oth. II. iii. 271)
1. imputation, accusation, charge Meas. I. ii. 200 [194] “stand under grievous ,” Wint. I. ii. 74 “the clear'”
2. injunction, command or charge laid upon one Mer.V. III. iv. 33 “this , The which my love .. Now lays upon you,” R3 III. vii. 230, Lucr. 1697 “As bound in knighthood to her imposition.”
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