from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Adultery.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Adultery.
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The leopard is a beast most cruel, and is gendered in spouse-breach of
So here, in the realms of spouse-breach, marriage is once more king, or rather the throne is felt to be empty -- the kingdom an anarchy -- without it!
Indeed Guinevere never seems to have hated or disliked her husband, though he often gave her cause; and if, until the great repentance, she thought more lightly of "spouse-breach" than Lancelot did, that is not uncharacteristic of women. [