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depose (the foll. are the rarer uses)
1. to deprive a person of (something) R2 IV. i. 192 “You may my glories and my state depose.”
2. to give evidence upon oath Meas. V. i. 192, 3H6 I. ii. 26.
3. to examine on oath R2 I. iii. 30 “Depose him in the justice of his cause.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 1.3
    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 4.1
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