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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of reconduct.

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Examples

  • Upon this they were loosed, and those who were so lately going to roast and boil them now showed them all sorts of civilities; offered them girls, gave them refreshments, and reconducted them to the confines of their country, crying before them all the way, in token of joy: β€œHe is no Jesuit, he is no Jesuit.”

    Candide

  • Mrs Chivery shook her head again, put her apron in a motherly way to her eyes, and reconducted her visitor into the regions of the business.

    Little Dorrit

  • The first intelligence this family received, after reaching a place of safety, was that the father and mother were condemned to be hanged; the two daughters to remain under the gallows during the execution of their mother, and to be reconducted by the executioner out of the territory, under pain of being hanged if they returned.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Our adventurer was shortly afterwards reconducted to the camp, when he was received by his fellow-prisoners with a kind of awe, such as vulgar minds feel towards a conjuror or person of wondrous acquirements.

    Ralph Rashleigh

  • Talbot reconducted to his place of confinement by a file of Highlanders; he lingered on the threshold of the door and made a signal with his hand towards Waverley, as if enforcing the language he had held towards him.

    Waverley

  • This was anything but a cheering prospect, and Ralph hardly dared move hand or foot, until, a ladder being brought, he was fain to descend it and was soon reconducted to prison.

    Ralph Rashleigh

  • Being by this time highly persuaded that his kind monitor was no other than the Countess herself, he pointed to his heart, in token of his filial affection, and laying his hand on his sword, to denote his resolution of doing her justice, he took his leave with another profound bow, and suffered himself to be reconducted to his lodging.

    The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom

  • Vivaldi was himself reconducted to his prison, and the sitting of the tribunal was dissolved.

    The Italian

  • Madame, with the rest of the party, were quickly overtaken; and as soon as Julia revived, they were bound, and reconducted to the hill from whence they had descended.

    A Sicilian Romance

  • Anointed from head to foot with palm-oil, they are next reconducted to their home in the gree-gree bush.

    Captain Canot or, Twenty Years of an African Slaver

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