Attainder, a staining, soil: “stands in a. of eternal shame,” LLL I, 1, 158. “have mine honour soiled with the a. of his slanderous lips,” R2 IV, 24. “he lived from all a. of suspect,” R3 III, 5, 32. Hence == disgrace: “Kildare's a.” H8 II, 1, 41.
Shakespeare Lexicon. Alexander Schmidt. Berlin. Georg Reimer. 1902.
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