from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Obsolete Variant of murder.
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- n. Obsolete form of murder.
- v. Obsolete form of murder.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Murder, n. & v.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. etc. See murder, etc.
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With which answer the king was so pacified, that he indeuored by pretending his fauor towards the sonne, to extenuat the tyrannicall murther of the father.
Separately but in the same session, the Security Council voted to kill King Claudius of Denmark, approving, with the Danish government's consent, the use of an unmanned aerial drone to strike at the usurping monarch and avenge our sweet father's murther with the native hue of resolution.
But influence it was not: "Feckin 'murther more like," Paddy said to Liam, out of Hanrahan's hearing, of course.
“‘With many a foul and midnight murther fed,’” he observed, and Holland caught his arm to prevent him stepping into the path of an oncoming cart.
Grocery lists, people to murther, the possibilities are endless.
The Miller swore to murther him, betwixt a pair of Stones.
But as she awoke in the morning, she found the child by her side with throat cut; and presently the mother came and seeing her boy dead, said to the nurse, “Twas thou didst murther him.”
“Thou counsellest well, O my brother,” and they agreed upon the murther.
The Governor addressing my brother asked him, “O villain, what led thee to enter their house with intention to murther?”
“Assuredly,” said Saddletree, “it being a statute made by our Sovereign Lord and Lady, to prevent the horrid delict of bringing forth children in secret — The crime is rather a favourite of the law, this species of murther being one of its ain creation.”
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