covenant (n.) Old form(s): Couenant, couenants , Cou'nant
contract, legal agreement, compact
1H6 V.iv.114[Warwick to Richard, of a peace] It shall be with such strict and severe covenants
1H6 V.v.88[King to Suffolk] Agree to any covenants
Cym I.v.140[Posthumus to Iachimo] let there be covenants drawn between's
Cym I.v.162[Iachimo to Posthumus] Your hand, a covenant
Cym II.iv.50[Iachimo to Posthumus] If you keep covenant
Ham I.i.93[Horatio to Marcellus and Barnardo, of King Hamlet's agreement with old Fortinbras] by the same covenant / And carriage of the article designed
TS II.i.127[Petruchio to Baptista] Let specialties be therefore drawn between us, / That covenants may be kept on either hand
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