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Count, subst. (cf. Compt), 1) account, reckoning: “this fair child of mine shall sum my c.” Sonn. 2, 11. “I know not what --s harsh fortune casts upon my face,” Ant. II, 6, 54. “by my c.” Rom. I, 3, 71. by this “c.” III, 5, 46. out of all c. and out of c., == incalculable, infinite, but otherwise defined by Speed: Gentl. II, 1, 62. Gentl. II, 1, 62
2) account, answer at law: “why to a public c. I might not go,” Hml. IV, 7, 17 (== bring an action against him).
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