ordain (v.) Old form(s): ordain'd, ordayn'd
appoint, establish, institute
1H6 I.i.171[Exeter to all, of himself and Henry VI] Being ordained his special governor
1H6 IV.i.33[Talbot to all, of the Garter] When first this Order was ordained
TS III.i.10[Lucentio as Cambio to and of Hortensio as Licio] that never read so far / To know the cause why music was ordained!
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