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- v. Obsolete form of requite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of requite.
- n. Same as requite.
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Exposed unto the sea, which hath requit [434-17] it,
With that, I put my hand into my breech, (being my best pantry) and I gave him a loaf, which he received with many thanks, and said, that if ever he could requit it, he would.
2704: Let Heauen requit it with the Serpents curse,
1604: Expos'd vnto the Sea (which hath requit it) 1605: Him, and his innocent childe: for which foule deed,
2518: Th 'hoorded plague a'th' Gods requit your loue.
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