verb (used with object)
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Origin of attaint
OTHER WORDS FROM attaintun·at·taint·ed, adjective
Words nearby attaint
Example sentences from the Web for attaint
Now Parliament was called on by the king himself to attaint his ministers and his Queens.History of the English People|John Richard Green
Others of his following failed not in the "attaint," and horses and troopers floundered in the sand.Under the Rose|Frederic Stewart Isham
It is proposed to attaint men for religion, and also for birth.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 5 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
Hereditaryship is, in this sense, as much an attaint upon principle, as an outrage upon society.
It is an attaint upon character; a sort of privateering on family property.