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capital (‘punishable by death’ the most freq. use)
1. chief, principal 1H4 III. ii. 110 “military title capital,” H5 V. ii. 96 “She is our capital demand.”
2. deadly, fatal Cor. V. iii. 104.
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  • Cross-references in text-specific dictionaries from this page (3):
    • William Shakespeare, Coriolanus, 5.3
    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry IV, 3.2
    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 5.2
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