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Privilege, vb. 1) to invest with a particular right or immunity: “such neighbour nearness to our blood should nothing p. him,” R2 I, 1, 120. Partic. “--d:” Compl. 62. H6A I, 3, 46. H6C II, 2, 120. H8 I, 4, 52. Troil. II, 3, 61. IV, 4, 132. With from: “it shall p. him from your hands,” Err. V, 95 (exempt him from the danger of falling into your hands).
2) to authorize, to license: “to p. dishonour in thy name,” Lucr. 621. “you yourself may p. your time to what you will,” Sonn. 58, 10.
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