Definitions

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  • n. accusation (Geoffrey Chaucer)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Accusation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Accusation.

Etymologies

Old French acusement. See also accuse. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And for as moche as to me there is not come any occasion to be able, to shewe the preparacions made of me, to reduce the servise of warre into his auncient orders, if I have not reduced it, I cannot be of you, nor of other blamed: I beleve this excuse shuld suffise for answere to your accusement.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • And that the same justices shall, upon their examination, punish the offenders according as their offences shall appear, upon the accusement and examination, by their discretion, either by open punishment or "by good abearing." [

    The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part C. From Henry VII. to Mary

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