Definitions

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  • conj. Obsolete spelling of because.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete form of because.

Etymologies

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by +‎ cause

Examples

  • It is bycause of what he was ascend into his prisonce on account off.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Whereof I cannot perceive the reason, but if it be bycause she sholde provyde an horse for an evil housebonde to ride to the

    Notes and Queries, Number 53, November 2, 1850

  • Yet _Chaucer_ and others in the staffe of seuen and sixe do almost as much a misse, for they shut vp the staffe with a _disticke_, concording with none other verse that went before, and maketh but a loose rime, and yet bycause of the double cadence in the last two verses serue the eare well inough.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • Such extreme licentiousnesse is vtterly to be banished from our schoole, and better it might haue bene borne with in old riming writers, bycause they liued in a barbarous age, & were graue morall men but very homely

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • Then bycause euery thing that by nature fals down is said heauy, & whatsoever naturally mounts upward is said light, it gaue occasion to say that there were diuersities in the motion of the voice, as swift & slow, which motion also presupposes time, by cause time is

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • _ But yet bycause you shall perceaue iustly the reason of Diuision, it shall be good that you do set your diuisor styll agaynst those nombres fro {m} whiche you do take it: as by this example I wyll declare.

    The Earliest Arithmetics in English

  • And then yf you lyst, you [* 119a] may adde the one to the other in the same place, or els you may adde them both together in a newe place: which waye, bycause it is moste playnest, I wyll showe you fyrst.

    The Earliest Arithmetics in English

  • And bycause I founde the diuisor 4 tymes in the diuidente, I haue set

    The Earliest Arithmetics in English

  • Pope had savyd Himself with the Cardynalls in Castell Angell; whiche tydinges bycause they ware not written unto Venyce, but upon relation of

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 09

  • I iudg best implicat in thowg. or of trial or mark bycause of swiftnes collocat. & differe & to make woords sequac.

    Bacon is Shake-Speare

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