behalf (n.), especially: in behalf (of) Old form(s): behalfe
respect, aspect, consideration
KJ II.i.264[King Philip to Hubert] shall your city call us lord / In that behalf which we have challenged it
LLL II.i.27[Princess to Boyet, of finding out the King's pleasure] and in that behalf ... we single you / As our best-moving fair solicitor
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