previous next

sacrament: “take or receive the ,” a formula used as a strong oath or pledge to perform or maintain something, (hence) to swear, bind oneself All'sW. IV. iii. 157 “I'll take the on't,” R3 I. iv. 212 “Thou didst receive the to fight” . . ., V. iv. 31 [v. 18] “as we have ta'en the , We will unite the white rose and the red.”
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: