shrift (n.) 1
confession
MM IV.ii.201 [disguised Duke to Provost, of Barnadine] I will give him a present shrift
RJ I.i.159 [Montague to Benvolio] I would thou wert so happy by thy stay / To hear true shrift
RJ II.iv.177 [Romeo to Nurse, of Juliet] Bid her devise / Some means to come to shrift this afternoon
RJ II.v.66 [Nurse to Juliet] Have you got leave to go to shrift today?
RJ IV.ii.15 [Nurse to Capulet, of Juliet] See where she comes from shrift with merry look

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