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Divorce, vb. 1) to separate legally a husband or wife from the other: “she was --d,” H8 IV, 1, 32. “he will d. you,” Oth. I, 2, 14. cf. “Deepdivorcing,” Err. II, 2, 140.
2) to separate in general, a) from the intercourse of love: “doubly --d,” R2 V, 1, 71. “I here d. myself both from thy table and thy bed,” H6C I, 1, 247. “beguiled, --d,” Rom. IV, 5, 55. b) from other things: “that contempt will quite d. his memory from his part,” LLL V, 2, 150. “souls and bodies hath he --d three,” Tw. III, 4, 260. “d. this terror from my heart,” R2 V, 4, 9. “d. not wisdom from your honour,” H4B I, 1, 162. “a sleep that from this golden rigol hath --d so many English kings,” IV, 5, 36. “if that quarrel, fortune, do d. it from the bearer,” H8 II, 3, 14. “I would d. me from thy mother's tomb,” Lr. II, 4, 133. Singular passage: “nothing but death shall e'er d. my dignities,” H8 III, 1, 142 (viz from me).
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