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extent (2 is a transferred use of 1)
1. seizure of lands in execution of a writ AYL. III. i. 17 “let my officers . . . Make an upon his . . . lands.”
2. attack, assault Tw.N. IV. i. 57* “unjust Against thy peace.”
3. showing or exercising of (justice, kindness) Tit. IV. iv. 3 “the Of egal justice” *, Ham. II. ii. 399* [390].
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  • Cross-references in text-specific dictionaries from this page (3):
    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 2.2
    • William Shakespeare, As You Like It, 3.1
    • William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Or what you will, 4.1
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