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acquittance sb. (rare; a doubtful instance occurs in Oth. IV. ii. 193; Q1 only, the rest “acquaintance”)
1. writing in evidence of a discharge LLL. II. i. 160 “acquittances For such a sum,” Cym. V. iv. 174.
2. discharge, acquittal Ham. IV. vii. 1.
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