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Control, subst., command, restrictive authority: “a true soul when most impeached stands least in thy c.” Sonn. 125, 14. “are their males' subjects and at their --s,” Err. II, 1, 19. “an austere regard of c.” Tw. II, 5, 74. “to be a secondary at c.” John V, 2, 80.
Hence == check, constraint, restraint: “the proud c. of fierce and bloody war,” John I, 17. “where his lustful eye, without c., listed to make his prey,” R3 III, 5, 84.
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