verb (used with object)
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Origin of attaint
OTHER WORDS FROM attaintun·at·taint·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for attaint
Archibald Cameron, brother of Lochiel, executed; recently the estates of this attainted family have been restored.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Dinah, attainted and convicted of pedantry, because she spoke grammatically, was nicknamed the Sappho of Saint-Satur.Parisians in the Country|Honore de Balzac
Against the Congregations not attainted by the decrees, recourse was had to tactics slower but more perfidious.The War Upon Religion|Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
In these wars, from 1527 to 1715, seventeen of the family of Kossuth had been attainted for high treason against Austria.
He was attainted in the House of Peers, and the Bill was passed.Ten Tudor Statesmen|Arthur D. Innes